Bar Journal - December 1, 2002
Legal Services Resources
Lawyer Referral Service of the New Hampshire Bar Association
Provides legal information and referrals to attorneys statewide.
Legal Advice & Referral Center (LARC)
800 639-5290 (NH only) or (603) 224-3333
Provides free information, legal advice and referral services to low-income persons in the areas of family law, local welfare, and housing. Qualified individuals needing legal representation may be referred to the NH Bar Association's Pro Bono Referral System.
Pro Bono Referral Program of the New Hampshire Bar Association
(603) 224-5387 or (603) 224-6942
Matches volunteer attorneys with low-income families and individuals with pressing legal needs who have been screened for eligibility by the Legal Advice and Referral Center.
New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)
Claremont: 800 562-3994 or (603) 542-8795 • Manchester: 800 562-3174 or (603) 668-2900
Portsmouth: 800 334-3135 or (603) 431-7411 • Littleton: (800) 548-1886 or (603) 444-8000
Provides free legal advice and representation to low-income people in civil matters involving basic needs, including food, shelter, income and medical care.
The DOVE Project of the NH Pro Bono Referral System
Call your local crisis center or 800 852-3388 (Helpline) for information.
Provides free legal representation for qualifying low-income survivors of domestic violence at their final restraining order hearings.
Reduced Fee Referral Program of the New Hampshire Bar Association
Provides referrals statewide to qualified individuals who can afford to pay something for an attorney's services, but who cannot afford an attorney's regular fees.
Lawline, a public service of the New Hampshire Bar Association
800 868-1212 (NH only) or (603) 223-9912
Volunteer attorneys provide free legal information on the second Wednesday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Legal Advice Line, Senior Citizen's Law Project, NHLA
624-6000 (Manchester area) or (888) 353-9944 (in NH only)
Free legal advice for senior citizens - Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Disabilities Rights Center, Inc.
228-0432 or 800-834-1721 (Both Voice/TTY) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Legal advice and assistance to persons with disabilities on legal issues related to their disability.
Civil Practice Clinic at Franklin Pierce Law Center
(603) 225-3350 - Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The clinic provides representation for indigent clients in a wide range of civil matters in state, federal and bankruptcy courts.