901LEGALCONNECT.ORG - Legal Help for Low income Persons in Shelby, Fayette, Lauderdale&Tipton County

Address

145 Court Avenue Suite 301
901 Legal Connect of the Memphis Bar Foundation
Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 527-3573

901LEGALCONNECT.ORG

AKA:

Free Legal Help for Persons with Low Income

Description:

Provides free or reduced cost legal help for qualifying low income residents of Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby or Tipton Counties. Persons must apply online; if their initial application indicates that they may qualify for assistance, they will be contacted by phone from staff from either the Memphis Area Legal Services or Community Legal Center for further screening. Program is sponsored by the Memphis Bar Foundation. This program can help persons with legal issues regarding benefits and healthcare, consumer and individual rights, elder law, employment, income or tax issues; family law, housing; immigration and veterans benefits. THEY DO NOT ASSIST WITH CRIMINAL CASES OR VIOLATIONS, OR WITH THE FOLLOWING LEGAL ISSUES: AGRICULTURAL WORKERS ISSUES; WAGE CLAIM ISSUES; DRIVING ISSUES; EMANCIPATION OF A MINOR; JUVENILE DELINQUENCY; MEDICAL MALPRACTICE; MUNICIPAL LEGAL NEEDS; PERSONAL INJURY; PRE-PURCHASES/REVERSE MORTGAGE COUNSELING; PRODUCT LIABILITY; STATE TAX RETURN OR OTHER STATE TAX ISSUES; TAX PREPARATION OR FILING OF TIMELY FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN; OR WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION.

Hours:

Website for applications available 24/7

Intake Process:

Apply Online; application takes 15-20 minutes; applicants will need: number of persons in their household, monthly income, value of personal assets (such as amount of money in your bank account), value of any rental or personal property and the value of a second vehicle if applicant has one; monthly household expenses such as rent/mortgage, child support payments, childcare fees, transportation costs, unreimbursed medical expenses, and federal taxes owed (if applicant owes back taxes to the IRS); contact information about the person or organization with whom you have a legal issue; and all upcoming court dates or deadlines if applicable. NOTE: Applicants should use these browsers for best results: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results. EMAIL THIS ADDRESS IF YOU HAVE ISSUES WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION: info@memphisbar.org

Program Fees:

No Fee or Sliding Scale Fee (based on legal need and/or household income)

Eligibility:

Low income persons living in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby or Tipton county with legal issues

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

June 17, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

145 Court Avenue Suite 301
901 Legal Connect of the Memphis Bar Foundation
Memphis, TN 38103

Contacts

Email For Problems with Online Application

Primary Contact

info@memphisbar.org

Memphis Bar Association Staff

Project Manager

Phone Numbers

Main

(901) 527-3573

Geography Served

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  • Tennessee
    • Fayette County
      • Lauderdale County
        • Shelby County
          • Tipton County
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