To be eligible for free legal services from LCD a person must:
- Have a physical disability or be deaf or hard of hearing, or be the parent of a child with special health care needs.
- Have an income no greater than 150% of the federal poverty level. (In 2011 that means an income of $33,525 for a family of four or $16,335 for a person living alone.)
- Reside or have a legal matter in a county in Southeastern Pennsylvania. These include: Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery County.