Thank you for reaching out to TLDEF. Our lawyers provide legal representation to transgender persons who are experiencing discrimination throughout the United States. If you are facing discrimination and believe you need a lawyer to help you, we invite you to fill out this form. All information you input on this form will be considered by a TLDEF attorney during the intake process. We promise that we will keep the information you share with TLDEF confidential.
DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM IF YOU ARE SEEKING HELP WITH A NAME CHANGE:
This intake form is only for persons who are seeking legal assistance from TLDEF to redress discrimination issues. If you are in need of assistance for a legal name change, please visit TLDEF's Name Change Project intake form, here: http://tinyurl.com/zpcej7c
REQUESTS ONLY ACCEPTED DIRECTLY FROM PERSON NEEDING ASSISTANCE:
Please note, TLDEF can only accept requests for legal representation directly from the person seeking legal assistance. If you are the parent or guardian of a trans youth, you may fill out this form on their behalf.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT THIS FORM?
Once you submit this form, a TLDEF attorney will review it and advise you via email whether TLDEF is able to provide legal representation to you. TLDEF endeavors to respond to all legal assistance requests on a first come, first serve basis.
NO GUARANTEE OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION:
TLDEF receives thousands of requests for legal assistance every year. We are unable to represent every person who reaches out to us for help. Your submission of this form does not guarantee that TLDEF will be able to provide you legal representation.