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Legal Aid and Defender Association - Wayne

Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) represents low- and moderate-income residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, including the city of Detroit, in civil legal matters.

If you live in Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne County, have a legal problem, and cannot afford an attorney, LAD may be able to help. You can apply for help by phone, in person, or online.

Please call LAD’s toll-free New Applications Line at (844) 859-0363 ext. 4007 during our phone intake hours:

Monday: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
In-person intake is done at the Detroit location only, during our walk-in hours:

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

To apply online for help with a Housing, Public Benefit, or Bankruptcy matter CLICK HERE.