Call Us at: 954-736-2400 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Call Us at: 954-736-2400 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Senior Law

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Senior Law


The Senior Citizen Law Project at CCLA provides legal advice and representation to Broward County residents who are 60 years of age or older, caregivers (age 18 or older) for a senior (age 60 or older) who meets the frailty requirement under DOEA guidelines, and grandparent/relative caregivers (age 55 and older) with minor child(ren) residing in the home. While there are no specific financial eligibility requirements, the Project targets its services to those with the greatest economic and social need.

For general information or to apply for assistance, please apply online by clicking the link at the top of the page or call 954-736-2400.

Legal Areas


Public and Subsidized Housing
Eviction Defense

Health and Public Benefits

Food Stamps
Long-Term Care
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


Home Foreclosure Defense
Advice on bankruptcy as option for debt relief or to save home
Advice regarding debt collection including medical bills and credit cards
Defense of Garnishment of Social Security and Wages
Scams and Fraud


Assistance with application for U.S. Citizenship to qualify for public benefits

Abuse and Exploitation

Exploitation by family member
Domestic Violence

Caregivers (18 or older)

Primary caregiver for a senior (60 or older) who meets the frailty requirement under DOEA guidelines

Mobile Justice Squad

CCLA’s Mobile Justice Squad (MJS) is a mobile law office providing homebound and transportation-challenged seniors, age 60 and older residing in Broward County, with free civil legal services at their homes or at their local senior centers. This project is funded by the Jim Moran Foundation and the American Bar Endowment. For more information visit, contact (954) 736-2400, or click below.

Learn About MJS


From Our Clients

“I was watching the news about the moratorium for rent ending at the end of the month. I thought about you and how you help me navigate through my crisis, I can share with you that things are good with me I am back on track and able to pay my rent on time with no issues. It was because of you going that extra yard to assist me, I am so grateful to you for your kindness because you didn’t have to do all that you did. I just wanted you to know that it was not unnoticed. I pray you are doing well and please continue to make a difference in people’s lives, you made a difference for me and I am forever grateful.”

“I’ve lived the story of what you & your colleagues do for people…for humanity
I needed help…
I was practically destitute, facing a looming eviction…
Nowhere to go…
I had no hope left…
You saved my life figuratively and literally…
With the amount of time that your generosity bought me, I was able to get respite…
Just enough to move forward with success….
I want to Tell the world what you do for people…
Relay the message that “There is hope”…”

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