Representing Yourself? (Pro Se)

If you need legal help from NLSP, call 202-832-NLSP during our intake hours. Our Brief Services Unit can provide advice and help with filling out forms.

If you want to represent yourself, here are several free resources:

Pro-se (representing yourself) forms:
Interactive tools for filling out common family law and landlord-tenant forms: 

Self-help clinics and resource centers:

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advice & Referral Clinics:
This Clinic is held on the 2nd Saturday of every month at two locations:

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
For upcoming dates see:

Landlord Tenant Resource Center:
Location: 510 4th Street, N.W. Room 208 Washington, DC 20001
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m

Family Court Self-Help Center
Location: 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W. Room JM 570 Washington, DC 20001
Hours: Mondays-Fridays: 8:00a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Small Claims Resource Center
Location: 510 4th St., NW, Room 102 Washington, DC 20001
Hours: Thursdays from 9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Consumer Law Resource Center
Location: 510 4th Street NW Room 208
Hours: Wednesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Immigration Legal Advice Clinic
Held every three months. For upcoming dates see:
Location: 1100 Harvard Street, N.W., Washington, D.C

Probate Resource Center
Location: Room 319 in Building A of the Superior Court, 515 5th Street NW
Hours: Tuesday afternoons from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.