For Our Clients

Welcome to the Temple Legal Aid Office!  We are here to serve low income Philadelphians with legal problems.  You will work with our law students, staff, and attorneys to address your legal problems.

We specialize in two main areas:

  • We help people with custody, support, and adoption matters;
  • We help people with HIV, cancer, and/or physical disabilities with their legal problems.  We can help you directly with many SSI or Social Security matters, public benefits issues, health insurance problems, living wills, powers of attorney, and several other issues.  If we cannot help you directly, we will give you information about other legal services programs that may be able to help.

To qualify for our service, you must live in Philadelphia and have low income.  If you qualify for us, we do not charge for our service.

Need legal help? Call us at 215-204-1800.  You will be screened for our service and if we may be able to help, you will be given an appointment at our office or at one of the community sites at which we do intake throughout the city.

NEW:  We are adding summaries of legal issues so you can learn general information about the law.  Click on Know the Law!

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Think you have an issue that you and others may want to know about?  Click here to suggest a general legal information topic and we may write a summary of the issue on this page.