Legal Issues

 Domestic Relations Section (Bucks County)
100 N. Main St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 340-8068
 
Education Law Center
The Philadelphia Building
1315 Walnut St., 4th Floor 
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4717
(215) 238-6970
TTY: (215) 789-2498
 
Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia
Legal office represents the Fair Housing Act and can offer advice regarding the Act, housing discrimination, and legal rights and disabilities in regards to rental housing.  
455 Maryland Dr., Suite, 190
Fort Washington, PA 19034
(267) 419-8918
(866) 540-3247 (Toll free)
Jim Berry, Executive
 
Legal Advocacy for a Woman's Place
Open weekdays from 9-4:30 p.m.  A Woman's Place offers assistance filing protection from abuse orders, legal advocacy, representation, and court accompaniment.
100 Union St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 348-0445
 
Public Defender's Office
100 North Main St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
Attn: Cynthia L. Hallock
(215) 348-6047
 
www.PALawhelp.org (assistance with a variety of legal issues) 
 
Welfare Law Line
Helps people with welfare questions
(215) 227-6485
 
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Helpline/Intake:  (877) 429-5994 
 
Lower Bucks Legal Aid Location 
Hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
David Bennethum, Esq., Managing Attorney 
1290 Veterans Hwy, Box 809, Suite D-1
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: (215) 781-1111 
 
Middle/Upper Bucks Legal Aid Location
Hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Maryjane Kelley, Managing Attorney 
108 N. Main St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 340-1818 
 
Legal aid: 
Legal aid helps low-income individuals who meet financial eligibility guidelines.  There is no income limit for victims of domestic abuse.
 
Cases that legal aid handles include:
-Bankruptcy and debt relief
-Child custody and dependency issues
-Protection from Abuse
-Elder Law, Issues in Aging
-Barriers to employment including expungement/pardon of criminal records
-Government benefit issues including SSI, Unemployment compensation, TANF, SNAP, medical assistance, and LIHEAP
-Mortgage foreclosure, Landlord-tenant, and other housing issues
-Utility problems 

 

Last Modified on March 8, 2016
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