Information/Referral Services

FREE LEGAL ANSWERS ONLINE

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceFree Legal Answers is a virtual online legal advice website. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to website. Users will then be emailed when their question receives a response. Authorized attorney volunteers provide pro bono assistance. Volunteer attorneys will not answer criminal law questions.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester Counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake Procedurevisit via website: www.ny.freelegalanswers.org
Helpful TipsThese lawyers are to answer questions only. No representation in court, no filing papers or making calls; they do not represent you in meetings pertaining to your case
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityLow Income Families
Not in prison
No relations to criminal charges
Already have an attorney
You are an adult
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:30-5:30 (Pro Bono Dept.); Always available online
Specific Hours: Accessibility is always available online
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Kristen Wagner, Esq.
Contact's Position Director, Pro Bono Services
Contact's Phone 518-463-3200
Contact's Email kwagner@nysba.org
Physical Site Address 1 One Elk Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12207
Main Phone 518-463-3200
TDD Phone 5184633200
Other Phone 800-342-3661
Fax 518-463-5993
Web Address www.nysba.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION (NYSBA)
Affiliated Program: FREE LEGAL ANSWERS ONLINE
This Service: Information/Referral Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Lawyer Referral Services (FT-4800)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)