In Person: Lawyers in the Library

  • Consumer
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal
  • Family Law/Matrimonial
  • Domestic Violence
  • Community Education/Outreach
  • Employment
  • Clinic
  • Wills/Estates
  • Disability
  • Housing

Volunteer lawyers provide free 10-20 minute consultations with people who have legal problems to discuss.

To register: By appointment only. Click on this link ( and fill out the online form to request a 10-20 consultation in-person with a lawyer. The Library will call to confirm your appointment and volunteer availability for your legal issue.

Remember to bring all related documents and forms to your appointment! Come prepared with all questions written down: time is limited.

Notice: Arrive early!  Registration does not guarantee a consultation. The number of people receiving consultations may be limited due to time constraints and volunteer availability.

Areas of law that are usually covered include:

Challenging Government Agency Decisions (Writs)
Child Support
Contracts (formation and breach)
Credit Card/Debt Collection
Criminal Law
Divorce and Child Custody
Education Law
Elder Abuse
Employment Law
Estate Planning
Government Benefits
Guardianship of Estate
Guardianship of the Person
Personal Injury/Auto Accident
Probate Litigation
Real Estate
Restraining Orders for Protection
Small Business
Small Claims
Workers’ Compensation
A few things you should know:

Each person is allowed two consultations per calendar year.
This program is not a substitute for legal representation.
Attorneys will provide advice about filling out forms but will not fill out your forms.
We do our best to facilitate helpful consultations but cannot provide guaranties, given the popularity of the program, the dependence on volunteers and the broad range of issues.