Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) represents victims of domestic violence in family law matters such as civil retraining orders, or Petitions for Protection From Abuse (“PFA”), divorce and custody. The program is limited to cases in Kent and Sussex Counties so you must reside in Kent or Sussex Counties or the matter must be before the Family Court in one of those counties in order to receive representation from CLASI. If you are a victim of domestic violence and you live in New Castle County you will need to contact Delaware Volunteer Legal Services (“DVLS”) for assistance. You may contact DVLS by telephone at (302)478-8680 or visit their website.
In addition, Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. (“LSCD”) represents victims of domestic violence in Kent and Sussex Counties in non-Family Court related matters that are a result of the domestic violence. LSCD represents victims in bankruptcy and consumer matters, landlord/tenant and other housing related matters that may have been caused, even indirectly by domestic violence. You may contact LSCD by telephone at (302)734-8820 or visit their website.