University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Family Law Clinic

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Family Law clinic assists indigent pro se litigants with family-law issues primarily involving custody, child support, and paternity, as well as secondary family-law issues.
Geographical AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedureThe public may access clinic services only by and through participating in the Allegheny County Family Court Pro Se program. Only litigants who are declared indigent by the pro se program are eligible to receive clinic services.
Intake RequirementsPersons seeking legal assistance from the clinic must report to the Family Court building on Ross Street in downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday or Thursday mornings to enter the pro se process. Litigants must bring proof of their current income from any source. Once the litigant meets all of the court's requirements for the pro se program, the litigant will meet with a law student.
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
EligibilityDetermined by:
  • The client’s income;
  • The issues involved in his or her case;
  • The availabilities of clinic students.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 3900 Forbes Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Mail Attention To University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Barco Law Building
Main Phone 412-648-1300
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: University of Pittsburgh
Affiliated Program: University of Pittsburgh School of Law
This Service: University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Family Law Clinic
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Child Custody/Visitation Assistance (FT-3000.1500)
Child Support Assistance/Enforcement (FT-3000.1600)
Community Legal Clinics (FV-1400)
Family Law (FT-3000)
Law Schools (HD-6000.6200-400)
Legal Representation (FP-4500)
Legal Services (FT)
Low Income (YL-3300.4500)
Paternity Suits (FT-3000.6500)