The Commons Law Center provides affordable legal services to income qualified people in Oregon.

On this page, you'll find information on income limits, the legal services we offer, and how much it could cost to get your legal matter resolved using The Commons Law Center. Scroll down to learn more or click a button below that's relevant to you.

Pre-Qualification Guidelines

We can only help qualified clients who live at or below 400% of the federal poverty level.  

You may qualify for our services if your monthly income (before taxes or any expenses) is less than the amount listed below, based on household size. Household typically includes the people you file taxes with. Your income determines how much you will pay for legal services. 

Family size

maximum monthly income

1

$4,300 per month

2

$5,800 per month

3

$7,300 per month

4

$8,800 per month

5

$10,300 per month

6

$11,800 per month

7

$13,300 per month

8

$14,800 per month

Last updated 08/11/2020. For families larger than 8, add $17,280 for each additional person.

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The Commons Legal Services

The Commons Law Center ("The Commons") is a legal non-profit dedicated to improving access to justice by providing affordable, quality legal help to Oregon residents in the areas of family law and estate planning. 

Our services range from unbundled help to full representation. Fees are on a sliding scale based on your income. Take the pre-qualification quiz to determine your tier.

Current Unbundled Service Offerings (As of  August 2020):

"Unbundled" legal services allow you to control the overall costs by deciding how much legal help you'd like to take on based on your budget. These services solve a specific legal problem. Our team is trained to help you solve these legal problems in an efficient manner that cuts the extra costs but keeps the results. We can also create a custom unbundled package for you.

The Commons Legal Fees

The Commons Law Center ("The Commons") is a legal non-profit dedicated to improving access to justice by providing affordable, quality legal help to Oregon residents in the areas of family law and estate planning. 

Fees are on a sliding scale based on your income. Take the pre-qualification quiz to determine your tier.

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