Legal/Court Services

LAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICE

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceThe lawyer referral and Information service offers general legal aid and legal counseling. Provide referrals to non-profits and civil legal service organization for low-income individuals seeking civil legal advise and/or representation.

Free Legal Answers is a virtual online legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to their state's website. Users will then be emailed when their question receives a response. 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 ProcedureCall 800-342-3661 or email: kwagner@nysba.org
Intake RequirementsCall for information,
Helpful TipsVolunteer attorneys will not answer criminal law questions.
On-Line Free Legal Service is 24/7
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityNo requirements
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30-5:30 (Pro Bono Dept.); 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: LAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICE
This Service: Legal/Court Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Legal Aid (FT-3200)
Lawyer Referral Services (FT-4800)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)
Pro Bono Legal Aid Volunteer Opportunities (PX-1850.4000-650)