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PRO SE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The St. Louis Bankruptcy Pro Se Assistance Program ("PSAP") is a free legal clinic, located at the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis, designed to help individuals without an attorney to answer legal questions about bankruptcy, including how bankruptcy may be used to help prevent foreclosure. The PSAP provides self-represented (a.k.a, pro se) debtors with an opportunity to meet with a volunteer private attorney for a free 30-minute consultation. The PSAP volunteers cannot provide an attorney to complete your paperwork for you or represent you.

If you need legal representation services after your 30-minute consultation, please call (toll-free) 1-844-758-4059 for a referral to a qualified bankruptcy attorney. Referred attorneys may charge fees for their services.
The PSAP is a service of the Saint Louis Bar Foundation with support from The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and grant funding from the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation and the Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation. The PSAP is not affiliated or related to the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Thinking about filing for bankruptcy without a lawyer?

Meet with a volunteer private attorney for up to 30 minutes in our FREE legal clinic to learn about bankruptcy and how complicated the process can be. Potential filers are served on a first come, first served basis, with no appointment necessary.

    2nd Wednesday of each month: 11:30am – 1:30pm

    4th Wednesday of each month: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Your meeting will be on the 4th Floor of the Thomas F. Eagleton US Courthouse, 111 S. 10th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102. The public entrance to the courthouse is located on the East side of the building at Level 1. Visitors must have a valid ID and must pass through security screening before being granted entry to the courthouse. The courthouse is fully accessible to people with disabilities. Please remember, the PSAP volunteer cannot complete your paperwork for you or represent you.

Representing yourself in bankruptcy and need answers to questions about your case?

Schedule a meeting with a volunteer private attorney for up to 30 minutes in our FREE legal clinic to get answers to your bankruptcy case questions. You may schedule your meeting online or by calling 1-844-758-4059.
Your meeting will be on the 4th Floor of the Thomas F. Eagleton US Courthouse, 111 S. 10th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102. The public entrance to the courthouse is located on the East side of the building at Level 1. Visitors must have a valid ID and must pass through security screening before being granted entry to the courthouse. The courthouse is fully accessible to people with disabilities.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your meeting time to ensure you have enough time to get through security. You should bring paper and a pen or pencil so that you can take notes or write down important points learned during your meeting. Please remember, the PSAP volunteer cannot complete your paperwork for you or represent you.

What should I bring to my meeting?

If you are thinking about filing a bankruptcy case, but have not yet filed your case, you should gather any letters, papers or documentation you think are relevant to the questions you are planning to ask the attorney. Review those documents before meeting with the attorney. If you have already filed your bankruptcy case, please bring all the documents relevant to filing of your case and your bankruptcy case number to the meeting. You are not required to bring any documentation to your meeting. However, your 30-minute meeting will be best utilized if you have your information readily available.

- Pro Se Assistance Program Flyer-See a Lawyer for Free-Before You File For Bankruptcy
- Pro Se Assistance Program Flyer-See a Lawyer for Free-After You Filed Bankruptcy on Your Own