Protection From Abuse:
DVLS handles protection from abuse and other family law matters for victims of domestic violence. If you are a victim of domestic violence and do not have access to income or otherwise meet our income guidelines, you may be eligible for free legal assistance..
DVLS handles private landlord matters.
DVLS does not handle consumer law issues. Consumer Law issues are handled by the Legal Services Corporation of Delaware (302) 575-0408
. Consumer Law includes; Breach of Contract, Bankruptcy, Fair Credit Reporting Actions, Deceptive Trade Acts and Practices; Fraud, Debt Collection and Repossession.
DVLS provides assistance in drafting wills, power of attorney and living wills for the elderly and terminalli ill, or other special needs. DVLS also have volunteer attorneys to act as guardian ad litem attorneys as well as attorneys to represent the interest of the guardian if they fall within the pover level.
DVLS assists clients with custody, visitation (limited) and divorce.
The Division of Child Support Enforcement at 302-577-4863
handles matters of child support enforcement. If you are seeking legal assistance with regard to your payment of child support, contact the Lawyer Referral Service at (302) 478-8850