Are you eligible for free legal assistance? There are a number of qualifications that you, as well as your legal issue, must meet before we can assist you.
Basic Eligibility/Qualification Guidelines:
If you would like to receive free legal aid, you must be a resident of Lee County or be referred to the Lee County Legal Aid Society by another legal services program. You must also have a civil legal issue that falls under the discretion of the Lee County Legal Aid Society. Learn more about the types of cases we handle here. Also, your household income must be at or below 125% of the poverty level as established by the federal government, or 200% of the poverty level provided the applicant has other extenuating circumstances.
If you meet the following guidelines, you may be eligible for free legal aid services from LCLAS:
Cases not meeting the guidelines listed above may still be considered eligible for complimentary legal aid if the applicant’s situation is critical.