Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Butler

Neighborhood Legal Services Association

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. Provides representation to survivors of domestic violence in Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceedings. May provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service, limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee), depending on case. Provides community education on legal topics.

While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, they can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities.
Geographical AreaButler
Intake ProcedureApplications on-line at are preferred by using the “Get Legal Help” link in the upper right corner of the page. Calls or walk-ins are also accepted: Call between 9 a.m. to noon or walk-in between 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Additional RequirementsMust be a US citizen or a documented immigrant. Not all documented immigrants are serviced.
Documents RequiredProof of documented immigration status if it applies.
Helpful TipsWalk-ins may access services in New Castle, Bridgewater, or Pittsburgh for physical sites but Butler clients can call to ask for services by telephone as well.
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Languages SpokenLanguage Line services available. Free interpretation services are provided to those with limited English abilities and the hearing-impaired.
EligibilityIncome based: Gross Income for most services must be at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFree or reduced fee for qualified applicants.
Hours of Operation Monday and Wednesday, 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Michelle DeBord
Contact's Position Managing Attorney
Physical Site Address 1 220 S. Main Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite C, Plaza Level
Physical Site City, State, Zip Butler, PA 16001
Main Phone 724-282-3888
Hotline Phone 866-761-6572
Fax 412-355-0168
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Twitter Address@NLSAPgh
Update User ID282060
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Neighborhood Legal Services Association
Affiliated Program: Neighborhood Legal Services Association
This Service: Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Butler
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Benefits Assistance (FT-1000)
Child Custody/Visitation Assistance (FT-3000.1500)
Consumer Law (FT-1070)
Criminal Record Expungement Assistance (FT-2800.1500)
Divorce Assistance (FT-3000.1700)
Family Law (FT-3000)
General Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.2500)
Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution (FT-4500.4600)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)
Legal Representation (FP-4500)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)
Tenant Rights Information/Counseling (FT-4500.8550)
Welfare Rights Assistance (FT-1000.9500)