U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Government Website

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Safely connect using HTTPS

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


  1. Employee Resources
  2. News Room
  3. Legal Resource Benefit Through Your Employee Assistance Program

Legal Resource Benefit Through Your Employee Assistance Program

Release Date: January 28, 2021

Did you know that your Component Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes a legal resource benefit? This benefit provides employees and their eligible family members with no-cost legal advice for a wide variety of legal issues, including:

  • Family law matters, including divorce, custody, child support, and adoption
  • Bankruptcy and credit issues
  • Landlord/tenant issues, including eviction and lease questions
  • Real estate and foreclosure
  • Civil actions and small claims court
  • Wills and living wills
  • Trusts
  • Name changes
  • Contracts
  • Probate matters

Please note that Employment-related issues are excluded from this benefit.

Your Employee Assistance Program is Here to Help

Your Component EAP is a great resource for legal services. In addition to no-cost telephonic consultation, your EAP can refer you to a qualified attorney who specializes in the type of law that your legal issue requires. For any additional questions, contact your Component EAP specialist or DHS Work-Life Specialist at worklife@hq.dhs.gov for more information.

Last Updated: 01/28/2021
Was this page helpful?
This page was not helpful because the content