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Legal Services

All Counties: Delaware Volunteer Legal Services

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services (DVLS) is an organization of volunteer attorneys who assist low income clients with problems in a variety of areas. DVLS also provides a centralized case intake service called “The Legal Help Link.” This service assures that callers are referred to the appropriate legal services organization or to private attorney for assistance.
New Castle County: (302)478-8850
Kent&Sussex County: (800)773-0606

All Counties: Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to equal justice for all. They provide civil legal services at no cost to help our clients become self-sufficient and meet their basic needs. They serve Delawareans who have low incomes, disabilities, or who are age 60 and over.

New Castle County
Community Service Building
100 West 10th Street, Suite 801
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-575-0696 (TTY/TDD)
302-575-0666 Elder Law Program
302-575-0690 Disabilities Program

Kent County
840 Walker Road
Dover, DE 19904
302-674-8500 (TTY/TDD Also)
302-674-3684 Elder Law Program
302-674-8503 Disabilities Program

Sussex County
20151 Office Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-0038 (TTY/TDD Also)
302-856-4112 Elder Law Program
302-856-3742 Disabilities Program

All Counties: Office of the Public Defender

Legal services and representation in criminal cases for indigent defendants in Supreme Court, Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas, Family Court, Newark Alderman’s Court, Justice of the Peace Court and Board of Pardons. Walk-in service available.

New Castle County:
Carvel State Building
820 North French Street
3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

New Castle County Courthouse
500 North King Street, Suite 2400
Wilmington, DE 19801

Justice of the Peace Court 20
4th and Walnut Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801

Kent County:
Sykes Building
45 The Green
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 739-4476

Sussex County:
14 The Circle (302)856-5324
2nd Floor
Georgetown, DE 19947


New Castle County: Delaware Center for Justice, Inc

Delaware Center for Justice, Inc has a diversionary process that substitutes mediation, counseling, restitution, community service&case management for the adjudication
process. If all requirements are fulfilled, criminal charges are dropped. (First time juvenile offenders only). They also provide case managment services, family mediation, and provide referrals for psychological evaluation&treatment.
100 West 10th Street, Suite 905
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 658-7174


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