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:
- Bread for the City NW, 1525 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
- Bread for the City SE, 1640 Good Hope Road, SE Washington, DC 20020
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
For upcoming dates see: http://www.lawhelp.org/dc/upcoming-events
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: http://www.lawhelp.org/dc/upcoming-events
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.
- December 31, 2023
January 28, 2022