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Explore by Legal Issue

Learn more about the legal issues Philadelphia Legal Assistance can help with!

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Consumer Housing

Protecting homeownership in all of our communities is critical to families building wealth and maintaining the legacy of neighbors who care for each other.

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Family Law

PLA's Family Law unit focuses on helping survivors of domestic and sexual violence leave abusive relationships and build lives of their choosing.

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Medical Legal Community Partnership

The MLCP embeds legal advocates into health centers to support medical care and help address socio-legal need, things like medical insurance, housing stability, and income support. Meeting these basic needs strengthens medical care and communities.

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Taxpayer Support

The Taxpayer Support Clinic at PLA helps with income tax disputes such as IRS audits, delayed or denied refunds and stimulus payments, collection notices, worker misclassification, ID theft, tax preparer misconduct, and innocent spouse claims.

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Unemployment Compensation

Unemployment compensation can put cash in your pocket when you have lost your job through no fault of your own.

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Pennsylvania Farmworker Project

PLA works with farmworkers across Pennsylvania to advocate for workplace safety, health standards, and fair wages.