Tuesday, March 22, 2016

DVAP hosts free divorce legal clinic for low-income Dallas-area residents

Originally published by Amy Starnes.

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program will hold a free “Pro Se Divorce Legal Clinic” for Dallas County residents who meet certain financial criteria at noon Wednesday at the Jubilee Park and Community Center, 907 Bank St., Dallas.

This clinic occurs on the fourth Wednesday of every month, with the exception of November and December.

Volunteer attorneys will provide free divorce assistance for low-income residents. To qualify for aid, you must be a legal citizen of the United States, have a minimal amount of property with no property disputes, and have had no family violenc within the last 90 days, unless there is a protective order or you have been denied one.

DVAP hosts several legal clinics each month. If you can’t make the divorce clinic, consider attending one of 11 free legal clinics scheduled in April. Attorneys at the clinics provide consultation in a variety of civil matters.

Applicants are asked to bring proof of income, identification, and legal papers with them to the clinic.

Schedules and locations are as follows:

East Dallas — Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St.

  • 5 p.m., Thursdays, April 7 and 21

South Dallas — Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, 2922 MLK Blvd., Room 122

  • 5 p.m. Tuesdays, April 5, 12 and 26

West Dallas — 2828 Fish Trap Road

  • 5 p.m., Thursdays, April 14 and 28

Garland — Salvation Army, 457 W. Avenue D

  • 5 p.m., Thursday, April 21

Friendship West Baptist Church, 2020 West Wheatland Road, Dallas

  • 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 20

St. Phillip’s Community Center, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Dallas

  • 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 19

Veterans Resource Center (for veterans and their families only), 4900 S. Lancaster Rd, Dallas

  • 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 1

DVAP is a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas.  For more information on DVAP, click here.

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