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When HSLDA chooses to represent a member family whose right to homeschool has been challenged by government officials, there are no charges of any kind. HSLDA pays in full all attorney fees (including those for local attorneys hired to appear with us in any state courts where HSLDA attorneys are not licensed to practice law), expert witness fees, court transcript costs, travel expenses, and all other court costs permissible by state law for us to pay. There are no additional fees or hidden costs.

Membership dues are $135/year, $14/month, or $1,500 for lifetime membership. One membership covers your entire family: parents/guardians and all children of whom you are the parent or legal guardian. There are no additional charges when you consult with our attorneys or Educational Consultants—it’s all included!

A special discount is available for military members, first responders, pastors, and missionaries.

To learn more about membership, click here.

Anyone can create a free HSLDA account to get additional resources on our website, like recorded webinars and high school transcript templates.

When you become a member, you get access to even more resources like state-specific legal forms, one-on-one contact with our attorneys and Educational Consultants, and member discounts.

To become a member, go to You will be prompted to sign into your existing online account when you start your application. If you're already signed in, you can start your application immediately.

As a member, you receive legal support through:

  • Personalized answers to all your homeschooling-related legal questions.
  • Full representation at every stage of legal proceedings, through letters, phone calls, and even court representation.* (This may involve HSLDA hiring local attorneys at no charge to you.)**
  • Access to 24/7 hotline for legal emergencies and state-specific legal forms.

Learn more about our member legal support.


District Does 180, School Attorneys Apologize to Family

To escape the crime that had invaded their Oregon neighborhood, a homeschool family moved to West Virginia. There they encountered a new kind of lawlessness—this time perpetrated by government school officials.

Virginia Driver's License Memo

HSLDA members who have questions about parent-taught driver's education in Virginia may read this memo from our attorneys.

Can They Really Ask for That? How HSLDA Gets Officials to Stick to the Law.

Unwarranted demands, requests for private information, and confusion over the law—these are issues HSLDA attorneys confront every day, from every part of the country.

Welcome to HSLDA

Did you know? HSLDA membership can save you time and money and give you peace of mind. Learn about our education consultants, interactive online high school courses, attorneys, online store, teacher discounts, and more. ¿Habla español? ¡No problemo!

The Last Word

Our series responding to Professor Elizabeth Bartholet’s call for a presumptive ban on homeschooling by attorneys and education scholars was intended to show the immeasurable benefits of this amazing option to children, families, and our nation.

Virginia Religious Exemption Memo

HSLDA members who would like to learn more about the religious exemption legislation in Virginia may read this article from our attorneys.

A Courtroom Drama, A Tale Untold


Alaska Legal Analysis

A detailed analysis of Alaska’s homeschool law

Georgia Legal Analysis

A detailed analysis of Georgia’s homeschool law

South Carolina Legal Analysis

A detailed analysis of South Carolina’s homeschool law