For more than 25 years, the Catholic Charities Legal Network has provided pro bono legal services, giving persons accessing this program general information, access to volunteer attorneys and law firms, as well as referrals to other appropriate legal service organizations.

*The Legal Network does not handle Criminal, Fee-Generating or Immigration Cases. Find more information on Immigration Legal Services.

Services

The Catholic Charities Legal Network focuses on serving low-income families and individuals whose earnings are equal to or less than 200% of the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines. The Catholic Charities Legal Network offers its services to residents of the District of Columbia and surrounding Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s. Civil law subject areas this program addresses are:

  • Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy
  • Employment
  • Family Law (including Child Custody and Domestic Violence)
  • Landlord-Tenant/Housing Issues
  • Public Benefits (Social Security, Disability)
  • Wills and Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship

Intake:  To schedule an appointment, please call our intake hotline at (202) 350-4305. Intake information is available during the hours listed in the right column.

We are a proud member of the D.C. Consortium of Legal Service Providers.