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

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