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Is there an organization that offers free legal services for low income or disabled residents?

I am being sued and I need to file for bankruptcy. I can’t afford an attorney. I need free legal help.

Asked on September 15, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, Delaware

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

You have several possible options. First of all, see if your local Legal Aid is accepting bankruptcy cases; there are however eligibility restrictions. If not, then see if there is a law school near to you; they typically run free/low cost legal clinics. Finally, contact your state/county bar association; they may have a list of attorneys who work for a reduced fee or even "pro bono" (i.e. for free).


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