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Legal assistance resources

New Hampshire Bar Association
The NH Bar is an association of all licensed lawyers in New Hampshire. The Law Society has a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and a hotline that provides free phone time once a month to ask your legal questions to a lawyer. In addition, this site contains links to other agencies, groups and public information brochures.

New Hampshire Legal Aid
This website provides links and contact information to a number of agencies that offer a range of services to low-income people statewide. It includes 603 Legal Aid, New Hampshire Legal Assistance, the Disabilities Rights Center, the Civil Practice Clinic at the UNH School of Law, the New Hampshire Public Defender, and a number of links with government and other agencies.

603 Legal aid
603 Legal Aid is a private, non-profit law firm that provides free legal services to qualifying low-income people in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Legal Aid (NHLA)
The NHLA provides free legal advice and representation to low-income people in civil cases, especially those involving basic needs, such as food, shelter, income and medical care, as well as domestic violence.

Free New Hampshire Legal Answers
Invite qualified persons to submit a civil law question. A volunteer New Hampshire lawyer will respond to you and you will receive an email notification.

American Bar Association
This is a national association of lawyers and their site provides general information on what self-help involves, how to find a lawyer, what goes on in court proceedings, etc.

The New Hampshire Law Library
The New Hampshire Law Library is the only law library in the state open to the public. The library has four public computers for online legal research and many books, CD-ROMs and microfiches at your disposal. Because this is a research library, our materials cannot be checked out, but everyone is welcome to come to the library and use the materials here.

Library staff cannot give you legal advice or do your research for you, but staff can teach you how to use legal research tools to find your own answers. Contact us at [email protected]

American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire
Deals with legal issues that primarily involve violations of individual rights by the government

New Hampshire Public Defender
Provides representation to adults in criminal matters and to juveniles charged with delinquency offenses, where charges against them involve the potential for incarceration or detention.

New Hampshire Human Rights Commission
A government agency that deals with cases of discrimination in employment, housing and public housing.

Office of Consumer Protection and Competition, Office of the Attorney General
This office cannot offer legal advice, but it can make suggestions to help resolve complaints between consumers and businesses.

Center for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The DRC provides information / referrals, advice, legal representation and advocacy to people with disabilities on a wide range of issues, when the issue is directly related to the individual’s disability. Although the DRC is not in a position to represent all those who need legal representation, the DRC represents hundreds of people throughout the year.

Elderly Persons Bill
The Legal Advice Line, a service of New Hampshire Legal Assistance, provides free legal advice in civil matters to people aged 60 and over.

Center for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
DRC provides information, referrals, legal advice and legal representation in the area of ​​civil and other legal rights of people with disabilities.

University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce Law School Clinics
Help low-income clients with various issues such as consumer protection, collection and foreclosure defense (including Chapter 13 bankruptcy), predatory loans, auto fraud, unemployment, workers compensation and landlord / tenant issues (only for tenants under eviction).


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