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

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Senior Law

Senior

The Senior Citizen Law Project at CCLA provides legal advice and representation to Broward County residents who are 60 years of age or older. 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 contact The Senior Citizen Law Project at 954-765-8955, 954-736-2450, or 954-736-2496.

Legal Areas

Housing

Landlord/Tenant
Public and Subsidized Housing
Eviction Defense

Health and Public Benefits

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

Consumer

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

Naturalization

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, disabled, 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 contact mobilejusticesquad@legalaid.org or (954) 736-2489 or click below.

Learn About MJS

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