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If you’re an HSLDA member, you can log into your HSLDA account at to contact an attorney or Educational Consultant directly. Simply click "Get Legal Help" or "Get Educational Help" along the left-hand navigation menu and fill out the form.

Yes! HSLDA members have access to fillable, printable forms (such as notices of intent, affidavits, and withdrawal forms) that provide all information required by state law. HSLDA’s legal team can also answer questions from members related to their forms and assist with completing or filing documents when needed.

For more information about how we can help you, please contact your state’s legal team.

If you indicate on your membership application that you need help resolving a legal problem affecting your homeschool, we will need to review your application. We will typically contact you about your legal situation within 3 business days. 

Membership acceptance is determined after legal review is complete, which may take several weeks.

If we determine we can help with your homeschool’s current legal situation, we will activate your membership and you will get access to HSLDA member benefits. 

If we cannot assist you with your legal situation, you will have the option to withdraw your application and receive a refund of your membership dues (minus any rush fee). 

To receive an initial contact within 1 business day, you can accelerate your application with a nonrefundable rush fee of $40. 

Our grants are only offered to homeschooling families. To be eligible, the parent or legal guardian should:

  • be privately funding their homeschool program (as opposed to it being paid for by public funds);
  • conduct the majority of the schooling at home (as opposed to a daily drop-off co-op); and
  • have the authority to choose their child’s studies (as opposed to having the curriculum chosen by a school).

Lawyer Gets Hard Labor for Helping Jailed Homeschoolers

August 13, 2019: A Cuban attorney who tried to help the now-imprisoned Rigal family with their legal defense has now been sentenced himself.

Ohio: Am I Breaking the Law if I Send My NOI to the ESC?

At Home School Legal Defense Association, we answer thousands of questions from Ohio families every year and help resolve hundreds of disputes between homeschooling parents and the more than 600 school districts in the state.

Congress Can Stop Deportation for Romeikes—But We Need Your Help!

Latest Romeike case update: A bill in Congress could grant the Romeikes permanent status as legal US residents. But lawmakers need to act quickly to delay a deportation order for the family. Here's how you can help.

California Private School Affidavit Filing Instructions

For your convenience, HSLDA’s legal team has prepared these instructions to help guide you in filing the affidavit. If you are a member and still have a question after reviewing these instructions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You Can Homeschool with Special Needs!

Can I homeschool my child who struggles with learning or has special needs? YES! Watch webinar on starting, IEPs, SEPs, therapy, curriculum, accommodations.

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Homeschooling Now? What Are Pods and Co-ops? Q&A

Starting your own homeschool adventure? Learn all about homeschool pods and co-ops in this free webinar: the differences, subjects and skills, ages, when and where to meet, pods for full-time working parents, and more!

Everyone Agrees: Why Go After Grandma?


“¡Hablamos Español!

That’s right: We speak Spanish! Homeschooling continues to flourish in the Hispanic community, and we are here to help make that possible.

Turned In By Grandpa . . . For Homeschooling?!?