Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services - Somerset County
Advises and represents low-income citizens’ family, housing and economic legal problems, especially those of an emergency nature. Works with clients to improve their ability to be self-sufficient through obtaining and/or enforcing their rights to necessary economic, employment, housing, medical and other public resources. Legal services include Protection From Abuse, family law, consumer law, housing, public assistance, unemployment compensation, and mortgage foreclosure avoidance.
218 North Kimberly Avenue
Suite 101
Somerset, PA 15501
Eligibility: 125% of the federal poverty guidelines, except: employment and public assistance matters: 187.5%; and PFA petitioners: no income limit.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 443-4615 Main
  • (877) 725-4472 Hotline
  • (814) 444-0331 Fax
  • (800) 846-0871 Other
Email Address: legalservices@splas.org
Intake Procedure: Call
Fee Amounts: No charge
Languages Spoken: We will provide an interpreter when needed.
Service Contact: Lisa Barndt, Esq., Managing Attorney
Services:
  • Comprehensive Family Law Services
  • Consumer Law
  • Crime Victim/Witness Related No Contact Orders
  • General Legal Aid
  • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Counseling
  • Legal Representation
  • Mortgage Payment Assistance
  • Welfare Rights Assistance
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Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services
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