Legal Services with the Defenders of Children

 

Defenders of Children is proud to provide free legal services to qualifying individuals. We understand the fear and confusion that the legal system can cause, and we are here to provide guidance and representation when you need it most.

Family Law Services

Defenders of Children provides direct representation and other legal support in the following areas:

Divorce
Legal Separation
Annulment
Paternity
Child Custody (Legal Decision-Making & Parenting Time)
Child Support

Juvenile Court:

Emancipation
Termination of Parental Rights
Please Note: We cannot handle DCS dependency cases

Protective Orders:

Orders of Protection
Injunctions Against Harassment

Other Civil Legal Services

Defenders of Children provides direct representation and other legal support in areas such as:

Housing (Including Eviction Prevention, Lease Termination, and Violations of Title VI)
Consumer (Including Predatory Lending and Violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)
Education (Including Violations of Title IX)
Employment (including Violations of Title VII)
Other Civil Rights Issues (Including Restorations and Set-Asides)

 

 

 

Crime Victim Representation Services

Defenders of Children provides direct representation and other legal support to child victims of crime and their parents/relatives/guardians in criminal cases to ensure that their rights are respected throughout the criminal justice process.