Volunteer opportunities for Bucks County Protection from Abuse (PFA) hearings

Pro Bono Opportunities - Bucks County Protection From Abuse Hearings flyer

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania is seeking attorney volunteers to provide representation for plaintiffs at Protection from Abuse (PFA) hearings, held every Wednesday.

CHOOSE ANY DAY(S)!  Current dates when volunteers are especially needed are:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023
  • Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023

Unique Bucks County program!

The Bucks County Courts' unique program provides representation to both plaintiffs and defendants if they do not already have representation.

LIMITED-SCOPE pro bono opportunity, with no expectation of continued representation beyond the day of volunteer service.

New volunteers can observe PFA Day and learn from staff and current volunteers before committing to provide representation. You do NOT need to be a family law attorney to participate.

Hearings are at Bucks County Justice Center, Doylestown.

How to volunteer

To volunteer for plaintiffs any Wednesday(s), please contact Durene McCarty, LASP Bristol Office Manager and Assistant Pro Bono Coordinator, at or 215-398-6757.

  • If you have never volunteered before, contact LASP for training and mentorship!
  • You can receive CLE credit for pro bono service! LASP is an accredited CLE provider.

To volunteer for defense, contact the Bucks County Bar Association.

Bucks Pro Bono Flyer
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