Delaware Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Delaware.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Delaware - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Legal Assistance and Legal Services
View information from the Delaware State Courts about self-representation, free legal services, and lawyer referral services. Links to organizations that provide free or low-cost civil and criminal legal services are included.
Find Help in Delaware
View Delaware Helpline's links to community resources and assistance including health care, financial, housing, food, government, utilities, legal services, child support, transportation, mental health, and family issues. Search for additional services, including crisis center phone numbers for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, juvenile and elder abuse and neglect, and suicide prevention. Call 1-800-464-4357 to be connected with any state agency.
Legal Information for Seniors
A handbook offering legal information for seniors is available in a downloadable or printable format as well as an interactive web page. The information is available in English and Spanish.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel of the Supreme Court of Delaware offers online access to records of discipline actions against attorneys since 1906. Records are organized alphabetically by attorney last name and search options include keyword, case type and year.
The Delaware Office of the Public Defender provides legal services to indigent and incarcerated adult and juvenile offenders. Descriptions, contact information, office locations, and answers to frequently asked criminal law questions are included.
Civil Legal Services
View information about Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, which provides free civil (non-criminal) legal help to qualifying low-income residents. Links to additional legal service providers and self-help resources are included.
Free Legal Services and Lawyer Referral
Delaware Volunteer Legal Services provides free civil legal services for income-eligible residents, and a Lawyer Referral Service by telephone that charges a nominal fee and includes an initial consultation. Click the "Legal Help" link at the top of the page for more detailed information, and click the "Click Here to Learn More" link at the bottom of the page for a downloadable flyer.
Community Legal Services
View information about the Community Legal Aid Society, which provides free and low-cost civil legal assistance to indigent residents in the areas of poverty, elderly, benefits, disabilities, health care, mortgage foreclosure, housing, domestic violence, immigration, and consumer issues. Links to additional self-help resources are included.
Attorney and Judge Complaints
View information from the Delaware Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel about filing complaints against lawyers and judges for misconduct, unauthorized practice of law, or fee disputes.