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  • If you are looking for a private attorney that you can hire and pay, please contact our online Lawyer Referral Service here.  After reviewing the rules, please click on “Find a Lawyer” in the Blue Rectangle and complete our online form.

    • Please note:  There is a nonrefundable fee of $50.00 per referral for our services. 

    • We do not accept walk-ins and we are closed on Friday.  Thank you in advance for your patience with our small staff and large demand for services.   

  • If you would like to see if you are eligible for free or pro bono legal assistance for a civil (not criminal) legal issue, please click here or call 800-326-9177.

  • If you have a legal question, we encourage you to use the PA Free Legal Answers web site here.  Volunteer attorneys will answer your question with no cost to you!

  • If you have a Landlord Tenant issue, please use our free Eviction Diversion Mediation Clinic.  The Landlord and Tenant can register here.

  • If you are 60 or over and looking for free legal help, you can call the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging at 717-255-2790.

  • If you are looking for free legal help for a criminal matter, you can call the Public Defender 717-780-6370.  

  • If you have a Consumer Protection issue, please contact the Pa Attorney General’s Office here or call 800-441-2555.

  • If you are looking for legal information, please go to - that web site provides information about the laws in Pennsylvania and a link to the Dauphin County Courthouse Self Help forms and instructions.

  • To learn more about legal issues, you can join our Lawyers in Libraries sessions with Q&A on the last Thursday of the month.  To learn more or register, please click here; call 717-234-4961 / option 6 or contact eventscoordinator@dcls.orgTo see past program recordings, you may click here.

  • We encourage you to try mediation to help you resolve disputes by calling the Neighborhood Dispute Settlement at 717-233-8255.


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