State Bar of Texas Blog
Dallas volunteer attorney program hosts free divorce legal clinic for low-income
The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP), a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, will hold a free Divorce Legal Clinic for Dallas County residents who meet certain financial guidelines, on Tuesday, January 24, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Belo Mansion (2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201).
Volunteer attorneys will provide free divorce legal assistance for low-income Dallas County residents to assist with their simple uncontested divorces. To qualify for assistance, residents must apply for help and meet certain financial guidelines, including:
- Must be a Dallas County resident and
- Must be a legal resident or citizen of the USA and
- Must have an agreement on property division and a minimal amount of property and
- Spouse must not contest anything about the divorce and
- Must be no family violence within the prior two months and
- Must be able to attend three daytime classes.
The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of approximately 10,000 Dallas-area attorneys. For more information, go to www.dallasbar.org.