Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Jamestown Office
About Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Jamestown Office
LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low income people in 14 counties in western New York. LawNY® offices may be able to help you with problems such as housing, public benefits, family law for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, consumer, and access to health care. Special projects provide legal help to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, victims of crime, Veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS.
We provide free legal services:
- Chautauqua County
Criteria for legal help:
Eligibility guidelines are generally 125% of the federal poverty level, but vary by type of legal problem (due to requirements of different funding sources). Exceptions can be made in certain circumstances up to 200% of Federal Poverty Level.
We provide the following free legal services:
- Mortgage and Tax Foreclosure
- Consumer Issues
- Family Law
- Pro Se Divorce Clinic
- Public Benefits
- Veterans Legal Issues
- Employment Discrimination
- Name Changes
- Unemployment Claims
This organization accessible by wheelchair and provides access for the hearing impaired.