LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Advocates for Children’s Services/Legal Aid of North Carolina

Types of Cases: Enrollment, unmet special education needs, repeated short-term suspension, long-term suspension, expulsion, discrimination, bullying and harrassment
Where: Statewide
Only low-income families
Free

Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina

Types of Cases: Special education and school discipline
Where: Forsyth and surrounding counties
Free

Council for Children’s Rights

Types of Cases: Delinquency, mental health, special education, school discipline, health care, and child welfare
Where: Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding counties
Free

Disability Rights North Carolina

Types of Cases: Special education
Where: Statewide
Free

Duke Children’s Law Clinic

Types of Cases: Benefits, special education, long-term suspension, and expulsion
Where: Durham and surrounding counties
Only low-income families
Free

Gahagan Law 

Types of Cases: Special education
Where: Statewide

Law Office of Ann Paradis

Types of Cases: Special education
Where: Wake and surrounding counties

Law Office of Kellie Mannette

Types of Cases: Delinquency and criminal
Where: Durham and surrounding counties

NCCU Juvenile Law Clinic

Types of Cases: Delinquency
Where: Durham and surrounding counties
Free

North Carolina Justice Center

Types of Cases: Enrollment and discrimination
Where: Statewide
Free

North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services

Types of Cases: Conditions of confinement in detention centers, youth development centers, jails, and prisons
Where: Statewide
Free

North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services – Public Defender Offices

Types of Cases: Delinquency and criminal
Where: Statewide
Free

Trustin Law

Types of Cases: Special education, long-term suspension, expulsion
Where: Durham and surrounding counties

UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic

Types of Cases: Special education
Where: Orange and surrounding counties
Free

UNC Youth Justice Clinic

Types of Cases: Delinquency, long-term suspension, expulsion
Where: Orange and surrounding counties
Free