If you can’t afford a lawyer, but still need legal representation or even have questions about your legal rights, you can get free legal aid in your state. These legal services have lawyers who work pro bono, meaning “for the public good”, or without charge. They can help you with any legal problems relating to housing, family law, bankruptcy, disability and the workplace, immigration, and criminal cases.

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Use the links below to find more information about the free legal aid services in your state, or check out LawHelp.org (http://www.lawhelp.org/).

Alabama

AlabamaLegalHelp.org
ACADV Legal Aid  

Louisiana

LawHelpLouisiana.org

Ohio

Ohio Legal Services
OLAF Ohio Legal Aid System

Alaska

Alaska Legal Services Corp.

Maine

Help Me Law
Pine Tree Legal Assistance

Oklahoma

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
OKLAW-Free Legal Help in Oklahoma

Arizona

ArizonaLawHelp.org
Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc.

Maryland

Maryland’s Peoples Law Library
Maryland Legal Aid

Oregon

Legal Aid Services of Oregon
OregonLawHelp.org

Arkansas

Arkansas Legal Services Partnership

Massachusetts

Mass Legal Services
MassLegalHelp.org

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
PennsylvaniaLawHelp.org

California

Department of Consumer Affairs- Legal Aid Societies
LawHelpCalifornia.org

Michigan

MichiganLegalAid.org

Puerto Rico

Servicios Legales

Colorado

ColoradoLegalServices.org

Minnesota

LawHelpMinnesota.org
Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Legal Services
HelpRhodeIslandLaw.org

Connecticut

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc.
Connecticut Legal Services

Mississippi

MississippiLegalServices.org

South Carolina

South Carolina Legal Services

Delaware

Community legal Aid Society, Inc.
Delaware Legal Link
Legal Services of Delware 

Missouri

Legal Services of Missouri
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

South Dakota

Help South Dakota
Legal Aid South Dakota

Florida

Florida Legal Services, Inc.
FloridaLawHelp.org

 

Montana

MontanaLawHelp.org
Montana Justice Foundation
Montana Legal Services Association

Tennessee

TennLegalAid
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

Georgia

LegalAid-GA.org
American Bar Association

Nebraska

Legal Aid of Nebraska
also www.neequaljustice.org/

Utah

Utah Legal Services
Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake

Hawaii

LegalAidHawaii.org
Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i

Nevada

NevadaLawHelp.org

Vermont

Vermont Legal Aid
Vermont Law Help

Idaho

Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc.
Idaho Supreme Court Self Help Center

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Legal Services
New Hampshire Legal Assistance

Virginia

Virginia Legal Aid Society
VirginiaLegalAid.org

Illinois

Illinois Legal Aid
Illinois Pro Bono

New Jersey

Legal Services of New Jersey
LSNJ LAW -You and the Law in New Jersey

Washington

WashingtonLawHelp.org

Indiana

Indiana Legal Services
Legal Assistance Programs in Indiana

New Mexico

New Mexico Legal Aid
LawHelpNewMexico.org

Washington, D.C.

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
DCLawHelp.org

Iowa

Iowa Legal Aid

New York

Legal Aid in New York State
Legal Services NYC

West Virginia

Legal Aid of West Virginia
Legal Help for West Virginians

Kansas

Kansas Legal Services

North Carolina

Legal Aid of North Carolina
LawHelpNC.org

Wisconsin

BadgerLaw-Wisconsin’s Public Interest Law Network

Kentucky

Legal Aid Network of Kentucky

North Dakota

Legal Services of North Dakota

Wyoming

Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc.
WyomingLawHelp.org

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