Legal Help After a Disaster

Free Legal Advice:

  • Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

          http://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

  • Free Legal helpline

          http://www.tals.org/1844HELP4TN

 

East Tennessee

  • Sevier County Resource Page

           https://www.tn.gov/governor/news/sevier-county-resource-page

  • Official Website for the Smoky Mountain Area Recovery Efforts

          http://www.mountaintough.org/

  • Find Legal Representaton:

          http://www.laet.org/Home.aspx

  • Legal Help Clinics:

           http://justiceforalltn.com/resource/legal-clinics-tennessee

  • Legal Help Booklets - Repairs, Remodeling, Benefits & Income Information

          http://www.laet.org/Need-Help/Legal-Information.aspx

 

National Resources:

  • National Disaster Legal Aid Assistance

          http://www.disasterlegalaid.org/

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

          http://www.fema.gov

  • Apply for Government Disaster Relief Benefits

          http://www.disasterassistance.gov.

  • Currently open Red Cross Shelters Nationwide

           http://www.redcross.org/nss/.

 

Statewide Resources

  • Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)

          http://www.tnema.org/

  • Tennessee Attorney General - Protecting Consumers Page

          http://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral/section/attorney-general-protecting-co...

  • Avoiding Disaster Repair Rip-Off   (Click 'Consumer' to find article)

          http://www.wtls.org/index.php/resources/publication-database

  • Tennessee Bar Association - Disaster Relief Assistance 

          http://www.tba.org/info/disaster-relief-assistance

 

Additional Statewide Resources

  • Standard Court Forms:

           http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

  • Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

           http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

 

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