Douglas County Legal Aid Society

Program Details

  • KU School of Law
  • 15th Street and Burdick Drive
  • Lawrence, KS 66045

Telephone Numbers and Contact Information

  • (785) 864-5564 Office
  • (785) 864-5564 Barbara Wrigley, Office Manager
  • (785) 864-5399 Fax

Charles Briscoe, Director


Hours of operation / Meeting Times: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm;Friday 9am-12pm
Fees or Dues: None for the legal services. Filing fees and court costs are the client's responsibility.
Eligibility requirements: Applicants need to be residents or employees of the county who meet financial guidelines. Cases in Douglas County only.
Intake Procedure: Telephone for an interview.
Geographic Area Served: Douglas County.
Funding Sources: DCLAS receives funding support from the KU School of Law, Douglas County United Way, the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, and
Affiliated Org: University of Kansas School of Law; United Way of Douglas County.
Description: The Douglas County Legal Aid Society offers legal assistance. The types of cases handled include domestic relations, municipal court criminal cases, juvenile cases as appointed by the court, landlord/tenant cases, consumer cases and public assistance cases.

 

Legal Aid is staffed by third year law students from the University of Kansas who are supervised by School of Law faculty.

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