Family Law

We have clinics, articles, videos and other resources to help you with divorce, child custody and other family law services.

There are more resources in the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault section of our website.

Legal Aid NC Helpline

Toll-Free: 1 (866) 219-LANC (5262)

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday
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Apply for free help with civil (non-criminal) legal issues. Those 60 and older should call the Senior Helpline.

​​​We provide free legal help to low-income North Carolinians in civil cases involving basic human needs like safety, shelter, income and more.

Child Custody and Visitation Clinic

Attend our free Child Custody and Visitation Clinic to learn how to file a child custody action in court without an attorney. You will also learn about visitation. We will provide…

Simple Divorce Clinic

Attend our free Simple Divorce Clinic to learn how to file a simple divorce action in court without hiring an attorney. You will receive a packet of legal documents and watch…

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Small Claims A Guide to Small Claims Court Legal Aid of North Carolina
Loans and Credit Divorce and Credit Accounts Legal Aid of North Carolina

Our projects focus on unique client populations and special areas of law.

The Child's Advocate

About ​The Child’s Advocate is a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina that provides attorneys to children in highly contentious family court cases. We are appointed by judges in Wake…

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