Reinstate Driver's License

This page includes a link to the Department of Safety and Homeland Security of Tennessee. There you can find directions on how to reinstate a driver's license.

Reinstate Your Driver's License

Click on the link above to view a list of resources and directions for reinstating a driver's license.

 

Reinstating Voting Rights

This page includes a link to the ACLU-TN's website. There you can find information about getting your voting rights back.

Restore Your Voting Rights

ACLU-TN works to ensure that all eligible voters have a chance to vote. Learn more about voter rights and find additional resources on their website.

 

Wage Garnishment

If you are being sued to collect a debt, the following booklets may provide information on wage garnishment. These resources will  help you protect your wages and your belongings. 

 

Legal Information:

How to Protect Your Bank Account and Belongings

This booklet from Legal Aid of East Tennessee provides information on how to protect your property if you were sued.

How to Keep Your Paycheck from Being Garnished

Learn how to protect your wages from garnishment if someone sued you. This resource is provided by West Tennessee Legal Services.

Where can I go for help with my debt?

Consiga ayuda real, no promesas falsas, para sus problemas de deudas

These resources includes tips from the National Consumer Law Center on how to find help when you need to pay off debt. This information is provided in both English and Spanish.

 

Forms

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

These forms are provided by the state. They can be filed in any county in the state. If you need help filling out the forms, you can ask a lawyer in your area. 

Legal Help or Representation

TN Free Legal Answers

If you are in Tennessee, the website, Free Legal Answers,  allows you to ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue at no cost.  It is fast and easy, and all you need is a computer. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer. 

How it works: 

How it works: 

  • You will answer a few questions to see if you qualify for their service. If you qualify, you will have the option to create an account.
  • If you are eligible, you can ask their volunteer attorneys a non-criminal legal question.
  • Once your question receives a response, you will get an email. You will need to sign into the website to read your response and ask any additional questions.

 

Visit https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/ to sign up.

Statewide Directory

The Statewide Directory provides information regarding Legal Aid Attorneys and other agencies by county in Tennessee.

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