Legal Aid Attorneys Are Available by Phone

May 4, 2020

The Access to Justice Commission and two legal services agencies announced this week that free legal aid is available to assist low-income people with civil legal needs like family law, housing, and consumer issues.

Legal services attorneys are available by telephone to assist low-income people. The statewide hotline for is 1-800-498-1804.

Mississippi Center for Legal Services Executive Director Sam H. Buchanan Jr. said, “Any time there is a loss of income or loss of resources, it oftentimes results in an increase in legal needs. It’s a lot more difficult because we can’t reach out to organize and go into the community to let people know about the services. Outreach efforts now rely on social media."

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