How to Locate a Free Legal Aid Attorney

Last updated on January 12, 2023 / By 

There are a few ways to locate a free legal aid attorney:

1. Legal Aid Organizations: Many states have legal aid organizations that provide free legal services to low-income individuals. These organizations can often be found by searching online or by contacting the state bar association.

2. Pro Bono Programs: Many law firms and attorney organizations have pro bono programs that match low-income clients with volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services.

2. Law School Clinics: Some law schools have clinics that provide free legal services to members of the community.

3. Community Organizations: Community organizations such as churches, shelters, and non-profits may have information about free legal aid resources.

4. Courthouse: Some courthouses have self-help centers that provide information and assistance to those who are representing themselves in court.

5. Online Resources: There are also online resources, such as the American Bar Association’s “Find Legal Help” website, which can help you find legal aid resources in your area.

It’s important to note that the availability of legal aid resources may vary by state and that the resources may have certain eligibility requirements, such as income level. It’s also important to check the credentials of the attorney before working with them, to make sure they are licensed and in good standing with the state bar association.

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