We offer free, prime quality authorized services to Maine’s socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over. Our attorneys and paralegals provide advice and illustration to low-earnings residents of the following parishes: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion, and Vernon.
To treatment the ongoing scarcity of legal aid companies, some commentators have recommended that obligatory pro bono obligations must be required of all lawyers, just as physicians working in emergency rooms are required to treat all sufferers regardless of ability to pay.
For over 140 years, we’ve got protected, defended, and advocated for people who have struggled in silence for much too lengthy – working on the front-traces and behind-the-scenes to supply our purchasers the exceptional authorized services they deserve.
Wills for Heroes is a program supported by the Hillsborough County Bar Basis that provides essential authorized paperwork equivalent to wills, health care advance directives, and durable powers of lawyer to Hillsborough County’s first responders and their spouses or home partners.