Applying to the Community Partnership Program

One Legal offers nonprofit discounts to members of its Community Partnership Program. Contact us to get started on the application.

Organizations eligible to apply

Nonprofits must be qualified 501(c)(3) public charities as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Eligible organizations must operate on a not-for-profit basis and have a mission to benefit the local community that could include, but is not limited to:

  • Providing low-income clients with free legal assistance, including advice, counsel, and representation.
  • Guiding low-income clients through the legal system, including providing limited scope legal assistance.
  • Helping vulnerable and low-income clients to respond to legal situations they are facing, including, for example, responding to evictions and collection notices.

Ineligible organizations

One Legal will determine the eligibility of an organization, in its sole judgment considering factors including but not limited to whether an organization is a correctly registered nonprofit according to the Internal Revenue Service.

Nonprofit discounts

Eligible nonprofit organizations receive:

  • Free electronic court filing and electronic service.
  • 25% discount on all other One Legal services, including physical court filing (where available), physical service of process, courthouse research and document retrieval.
  • All area surcharges waived
  • Discounts only apply to One Legal service fees and do not apply to court fees that One Legal disburses on the customer’s behalf, including statutory court fees and other court-mandated fees.

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