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Family Court Self-Help Center

General Contact Information

500 Indiana Avenue, N.W. Room JM 570
Washington, DC 20001

How to Get Help

  • Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

We are open for walk-ins Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

No intakes are accepted after 5:00 p.m.

Who We Are

The Family Court Self-Help Center provides on-site assistance with family law matters in the District of Columbia to members of the public who do not have attorneys. The center helps unrepresented individuals with D.C. family law questions, or with cases in the Domestic Relations and Paternity and Child Support branches of the D.C. Family Court.


Click here for an informational flyer.

Who We Serve

  • Statewide
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Court interpreters are available for the deaf and other languages.

Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Self-Help Materials
  • Other
Description of Services

The Family Court Self-Help Center is a free walk-in service that provides unrepresented people with general legal information in a variety of family law matters (such as divorce, custody, visitation, child support).

Last Review and Update: Sep 14, 2017
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