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Legal Aid Launches Statewide Phone Line To Apply For Legal Services
- Organization: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
- Document Type: Program materials
- Date Created: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
- Submitted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
- Attachment(s): LINK
The number to call to apply for services is 1-888-534-5243. Calls are answered Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Callers will be asked information to determine eligibility for services. Local offices will follow up and provide services as staff availability permits.
Legal Aid's statewide application line - 1-888-534-5243 - is the point of entry for all clients including senior law project applicants. After clients are deemed eligible for Legal Aid's services, based on their income, assets and type of legal problem, their cases will be referred to one of Legal Aid's 21 local offices for service.Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is a not-for-profit law firm which provides free civillegal assistance to eligible low-income individuals and their families and to elderly persons in the areas of family, consumer, housing, health and employment. Legal Aid attorneys and staff work through a network of fully-staffed law offices and satellite offices, serving eligible clients in all 77 counties of Oklahoma.
Funding for Legal Aid is from the Legal Services Corporation, the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Bar Foundation, 15 United Way or United Fund organizations and generous attorneys, law firms, foundations, businesses and individuals throughout the state contributing to the Campaign for Justice.