• 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