LEGAL CLINIC FOR THE DISABLED INC

Rating: 5 stars   1 reviews

Issues: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Crime & Law

Location: 1513 Race St. Philadelphia PA 19102 USA

Mission: Because there are legal problems making it difficult for poor people with physical disabilities to live safely and contentedly in the community, the mission of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled is to address and resolve those problems. We do this in the following ways:1. Providing legal representation;2. Providing interventionary services where we collect information and make initial phone calls for people who cannot do so effectively on their own;3. Providing legal advice and counseling;4. Educating the private bar on the legal needs of our clients so that they will consider representing them through our office or otherwise.Our services are provided both by in house staff and by pro bono volunteers. We have had special projects focusing on particular needs that we have identified in the community. Presently, we have special projects for victims of domestic violence and for children with special education needs. However, our goal remains representing people on whatever civil legal problem is impacting them. Through this model, we are able to respond to whatever legal problems need addressing to improve our clients' lives

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Rating: 5 stars  

the Legal Clinic drafted an Advance Directive and Last Will and Testament for me in less than 5 weeks.

the documents were thoroughly explained and were notarized at my in person appointment.

I was treated with great courtesy and respect.

there was no charge for this excellent and professional service.

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