Pro Bono News
Free Legal Assistance Available for Puerto Rico Disaster Survivors
Thursday, September 28, 2017
- American Bar Association
"A disaster legal aid hotline is now available for hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico who cannot pay for an attorney: 1-800-310-7029. The hotline operates through a partnership between Legal Services Corporation of Puerto Rico, the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC).
The disaster legal aid hotline will operate through LCJC. Widespread infrastructure devastation in Puerto Rico made it necessary to host the hotline in the U.S. mainland. LCJC has a longstanding history providing disaster legal services information to callers..."