Disaster Legal Hotlines
Toll-free hotlines may be set up by the ABA Young Lawyers Division to provide advice and referral services to disaster survivors. Click here for a listing of current locations and hotline numbers.
Find Legal Help
Each state has ways for you to find a lawyer, including free or reduced fee legal services. Find Legal Help.
If you are involved in a court case, check the court’s website to see if normal court operations have been affected.
Federal Courts: http://www.uscourts.gov/courtlinks/
Legal Resources for Attorneys Helping Disaster Survivors
A new website for attorneys representing low income clients following a disaster includes useful law related information for survivors. Visit the For People Who Need Help page on this Disaster Legal Aid web site.
Information on Benefits
Following a disaster there are many benefit programs for which disaster survivors may be eligible for. Click here for a list of major programs.