Free Legal Advice, Especially for Victims of Hurricane Harvey - On 5th September
Austin, TX – Many legal concerns including landlord/tenant problems, denials of insurance claims, price gouging, replacing legal documents, and avoiding scams when rebuilding happen after a severe weather and flooding occur.
Finding answers to those questions or legal situations can be difficult, but on September 5, 2017 and every first Tuesday of every month, obtaining good, simple legal advice will be easy--just call 512-472-8303 for LegalLine, the free legal advice hotline between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) attorneys are available.
Se habla espanol.
What you need to know about LegalLine:
--What types of questions will be answered?
General legal questions dealing with most areas of the law—including divorce and custody, consumer issues, landlord tenant, wills, criminal matters, bankruptcy, injury cases, and business transactions. If there is no attorney available to answer your question, we will find someone to return your call the next day.
--Who will I be talking to?
LegalLine is staffed by attorney volunteers who answer legal questions and give brief advice.
--Will the attorney be able to answer my question?
Legal issues come in all shapes and sizes, LegalLine is only intended to provide assistance to common or general legal questions. If your matter concerns complex matters or facts, you may need to retain or hire an attorney.
--How long do calls last?
Volunteer attorneys keep calls as short as possible so that LegalLine can help as many people as possible. However, the length of calls varies depending on complexity. If you cannot get through due to high call volume, please be patient and try again.
--If I like the attorney I talk to, can I retain him or her?
Yes, LRS staff will gather more information to refer you to the attorney directly.
LegalLine is a free community service project available every first Tuesday of the month.
The next offering of LegalLine is scheduled for October 3, 2017. Attorneys will be answering calls from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the number to call is (512) 472-8303 or toll free 866-303-8303.
Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, Inc. is a nonprofit service established in 1966. LRS has more than 250 lawyers with 10 years of experience practicing in over 50 areas of law. Our referral counselors help you find an appropriate attorney for your
Aug 29, 2017