You must meet certain conditions to be entitled to free legal assistance. Find out if you qualify by filling out our easy-to-understand intake form. If you do not meet the demographic or income requirements for free or discounted services, you can use our lawyer placement service to find a local private lawyer. As part of our military assistance project, we provide legal assistance to low-income Hoosier military personnel, veterans and their families. CARITAS LEGAL SERVICES-CATHOLIC CHARITIES Provides comprehensive and cost-effective civil, probate and immigration legal assistance to individuals and families seeking a secure future. Individual lawyers (also called lawyers) are experts in various areas of law. Some lawyers specialize in a particular area of law, such as commercial, civil, criminal or juvenile law. You need to determine what type of lawyer is right for your legal situation. Once you`ve found a lawyer, ask them about their experience, areas of expertise, and questions such as “How would you handle my case?” and “What do you charge for your services/what is your fee structure?” The State Bar Association funds legal aid organizations throughout the state that provide legal services to low- and middle-income Californians.
These organizations focus on your issues, from custody and family law to disability rights and veterans` benefits. Federally funded legal aid firms provide lawyers who are experts in helping low-income people with legal problems. Immigration Legal Services – Search your state for free legal service providers. for persons in immigration procedures. Indiana Free Legal Answers is a website where you can ask a question about your non-criminal law problem and get a free answer from a lawyer. To qualify, you do not need to be able to afford a lawyer. To see if you are eligible and to ask a question now, visit IN Free Legal Answers. This service only provides answers to legal questions, the lawyer who answers your question will not represent you in the whole case or go to court for you. For tips on how to find the right lawyer, questions to ask when hiring a lawyer, and how to avoid fraud, check out our free legal information. LawHelp Interactive helps you fill out legal forms. Free legal answers – If you have a low income and qualify for the program, you can direct your civil law questions to the American Bar Association.
Volunteer lawyers provide answers free of charge. They will not talk about criminal prosecution. Armed Forces Legal Assistance – Find nearby military facilities with legal aid offices. Everyone should have access to a lawyer to help them solve legal problems. The San Antonio Bar Association and the San Antonio Bar Association`s Lawyer Referral Service do NOT provide free or low-cost legal services. Legal Aid Chicago provides free civil justice services to people living in poverty in Cook County. All clients must be registered by telephone and their eligibility must be verified by our Client Selection Unit at 312-341-1070. This resource guide provides contact information for local organizations that offer free legal services based on demographic qualifications and/or income. Please contact the agency for more information on the requirements and to determine if you are eligible. Many legal aid offices may be able to resolve other issues such as immigration, consumers and people with disabilities.
Some legal aid centres focus on one area of law, such as disability law or housing law. Some legal aid offices receive funding from the government, which may limit the type of cases they can accept. Free legal advice for low-income veterans and their families facing a variety of civil law issues. Apply on the website (www.sa-lsa.org/veterans) to see if you qualify. DISABILITY RIGHTS TEXAS Provides legal assistance to people with disabilities whose rights are violated Telephone: 800-252-9108 (home line) Visit the website: www.disabilityrightstx.org/en/getting-help/how-to-apply-for-services/ You can also ask your local law society if they offer any of the following free services to people who need legal assistance: This guide has been prepared for general information purposes only. The information contained herein does not constitute legal advice. Legal advice depends on the particular circumstances of each situation. In addition, the law may vary from state to state. Some information in this guide may not be correct for your condition. To find local resources, visit LawHelp.org and select your state. LawHelp.org – Find free legal aid programs in your community. Here you will find information about your legal rights by topic, e.g.
housing, divorce, family allowances and debt collection. We`re excited to announce our new web series, where various Nevada legal employees will host video and audio content to learn about important news, changes in legal restrictions, and more. Our roadmap for this particular series includes many ways to listen and see. Through our low-income LGBT project, including our LGBT Victim Support Project, we provide legal assistance to low-income LGBT people in Indiana. Nevada Legal Services has a responsibility to promote legal assistance in seeking justice for those who need it most. Upsolve – Find free legal help to declare bankruptcy. Keep in mind that Chapter 7 bankruptcy information remains on your credit file for 10 years. This can make it difficult to get loans, buy a home, get life insurance, or get a job. Learn more about bankruptcy and other options for dealing with debt.
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I do not have legal immigration status. Can legal aid help me? Each legal aid agency has its own rules about who is eligible for its services. However, if you are a victim of violent crime or domestic violence, legal aid can certainly help protect you from domestic violence or abuse, even if you do not have legal immigration status. If you are a victim of domestic violence, legal aid can also apply for immigration on your behalf. Some legal aid organizations specialize in a wide range of immigration law issues. Go to www. LawHelp.org information on the rules applicable to legal aid offices in your area. Are there cases where legal aid is not being addressed? Legal aid in civil matters does not deal with cases of pecuniary damage, such as medical malpractice, car accidents or traffic offences or criminal cases.
(For the difference between civil and criminal cases, see The differences between the criminal court and the civil court). What can I expect from a lawyer? Legal aid lawyers have the same qualifications as other lawyers. Everything you tell your lawyer is confidential, which means it will not be shared with anyone outside the legal aid office. Since everything you tell your lawyer is confidential, tell them the truth. Your lawyer can help you better if you tell him the truth. I am not eligible for legal aid, who can I go to for help? Nevada Legal Services provides free legal resources to low-income families, women, minorities, people with disabilities, and others in need throughout the state. We offer a variety of legal assistance to ensure Nevadans are not denied the right to fair justice. Fill out the online registration form below to see if you qualify for our free legal services. The information is confidential. Let us give you the help you need now. Pro bono programs match low-income clients with pro bono lawyers who agree to take on their cases free of charge.
Pension Entitlement Centre – Get free legal help if you have problems with your pension, profit-sharing or retirement savings. National Disability Rights Network – Find legal advice by state for people with disabilities. Phone: 210-455-6105 Visit the website: ccaosa.org/legal-services/ Pro bono legal aid and free legal aid – Find free or low-income legal aid. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) – Find legal help for low-income individuals and families. If you can`t afford a lawyer, legal aid can help: There are legal aid offices (also called legal advice) in the United States. Legal aid organizations are non-profit organizations that provide free legal aid to people who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. While many legal aid centres only help people with very low incomes, some offices have more flexible income rules. Seniors Care Locator – Enter your postal code to find local offices for legal and senior care organizations.