North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA

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Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Click here for Military-Specific Programs
These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Pope AFB
43 AW/JA
259 Maynard St. Suite A
Pope AFB, NC 28308
Phone: 910-394-2341, DSN 424-2341
https://www.pope.af.mil/

Pope AFB
440th Air Base Wing
374 Maynard St., Ste. 308
Pope AFB, NC 28308
Phone: 910-394-3214, 424-3214

Seymour Johnson AFB
4 FW/JA
1540 Goodson St. Suite 100
Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC 27531
Phone: 919-722-5322, DSN 722-5322
http://www.seymourjohnson.af.mil/

Army  
Fort Bragg

HQ XVIII Airborne Corps
Fayetteville, NC 28310
Phone: 910-396-6113, DSN 236-6113
http://www.bragg.army.mil/sja/LAO.htm

Camp Lejeune
Office of the SJA/CLAO
PSC Box 20004 [Bldg 66]
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542
Phone: 910-451-1903, DSN 751-1903
http://www.lejeune.usmc.mil/mcb/index.asp

MCAS Cherry Point
Joint Law Center Attn: Legal Assistance Office
PSC Box 8007 [Bldg 219]
Cherry Point, NC 28533
Phone: 252-466-2311, DSN 582-2311
http://www.cherrypoint.usmc.mil/

MCAS New River
2nd MAW/Marine Corps Air Station Attn: Legal Assistance Office New River
PSC 21002
Jacksonville, NC 28545
Phone: 910-449-6169, DSN 750-6169
http://www.newriver.usmc.mil/

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

Advocates For Children's Services
PO Box 2101, Ste 400
Raleigh, NC 27702
Phone: 919-856-7200

Center For Death Penalty Litigation
123 West Main Street, 500
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-959-6545

Children's Law Center
137 Brevard Court
Charlotte, NC 28212
Phone: 704-331-9474
Fax: 704-331-9796
dhuffman@childrenslaw.org
Counties Served:
Mecklenburg
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Juvenile, Custody

Cumberland County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program
155 Gillespie St
Fayetteville, NC 28306-1846
Phone: 910-483-1848
Fax: 910-483-2763
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Housing, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Land Loss Prevention Project, Inc.
PO Box 179
Durham, NC 27702-0179
Phone: 919-682-5969
Fax: 919-688-5596
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Business, Farm Credit, Environmental and Income Maintenance, CED

Lee County Volunteers Lawyers Program
216 Hawkins Ave, Rm 105
Sanford, NC 27330-4364
Phone: 919-774-6241
Fax: 919-774-6241
Counties Served:
Lee
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Housing, Wills, Torts,  Health, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED

Legal Aid Of North Carolina
133 Union St S
Concord, NC 28025-5011
Phone: 704-786-4145
Fax: 704-786-4149
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Counties Served:
Cabarrus, Stanly, Union
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Wills, Immigration, Domestic Violence, Custody

Legal Aid Of North Carolina
427 Evans Street
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: 252-758-0113
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
800-682-4592
Eastern North Carolina
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Health, Domestic Violence, CED

Legal Aid Of North Carolina
300 South Third Street, A
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-5027
Fax: 919-934-4532
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Counties Served:
Harnett, Johnston, Sampson
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Domestic Violence, Custody

Legal Aid Of North Carolina
1431 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204-2506
Phone: 704-971-2621
Fax: 704-376-8627
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
704-376-1600
Counties Served:
Mecklenburg
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED, AIDS/HIV

Legal Aid Of North Carolina -- Boone
PO Box 111
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: 800-849-5666
Fax: 828-264-5667
http://www.legalaidnc.org

LisaV@legalaidnc.org
Intake:
800-849-5666
Counties Served:
Alleghany, Ashe,Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of North Carolina -- Fayetteville
PO Box 1268
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Phone: 910-483-0400
Fax: 910-483-2763
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
910-483-0400
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Aid Of North Carolina -- Greensboro
122 N. Elm Street, 700
Greensboro, NC 27401-2842
Phone: 336-272-0148
Fax: 336-333-9825
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
336-272-0148
Counties Served:
Davidson, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Legal Aid Of North Carolina -- Wilson
P. O. Box 2688
Wilson, NC 27894
Phone: 252-291-6851
Fax: 252-291-6407
http://legalaidnc.org

Intake:
1-800-682-7902
Counties Served:
Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Nash, Wayne, Wilson
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Medicaid , Unemployment CompensationHealth, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED

Legal Aid Of North Carolina (Durham Office)
201 West Main Street, 400
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-688-6396
Fax: 919-682-8157
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
919-688-6396
Counties Served:
Caswell, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, Warren
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Legal Aid Of North Carolina ( Winston Salem Office)
PO Box 20188
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
Phone: 336-725-9162
Fax: 336-703-1343
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
336-725-9162
Counties Served:
Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Expungement

Legal Aid Of North Carolina (Gaston)
111 E 3rd Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052-4035
Phone: 704-865-2357
Fax: 704-865-2359
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
704-865-2357
Counties Served:
Gaston
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Wills, Domestic Violence, Custody, AIDS/HIV

Legal Aid Of North Carolina (LANC)
PO Box 426
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-586-8931
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Legal Aid Of North Carolina (Morganton Office)
211 E Union St
Morganton, NC 28655-3449
Phone: 828-437-8280
Fax: 704-437-9397
http://wwwllegalaidnc.org

Intake:
800-849-5195
Counties Served:
Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, McDowell
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Domestic Violence

Legal Aid Of North Carolina (Wilmington Office)
201 North Front Street, 1002
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-763-6207
Fax: 910-343-8894
http://www.legalaidnc.org
Intake:
910-763-4954
Counties Served:
Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Disaster Assistance, Real Estate, Domestic Violence

Legal Aid Of North Carolina Private Attorney Involvement Project
959 East Street, PO Box 1728, A & B
Hillsborough, NC 27312
Phone: 919-542-0475
Fax: 919-644-0694
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Counties Served:
Alamance, Anson, Caswell, Chatham, Moore, Orange, Richmond
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Wills, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED

Legal Aid Of North Carolina, Inc. -- Ahoskie
PO Box 564
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-332-5124
Fax: 252-332-3317
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
800-682-0010
Counties Served:
Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED

Legal Aid Of North Carolina, Inc. -- Wilmington Office
PO Box 814
Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone: 910-763-6207
Fax: 910-343-8894
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Intake:
910-763-6207
Counties Served:
Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender
Type of Cases Accepted:
Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Civil Rights, Disaster Assistance, Real Estate, Domestic Violence

Legal Services Of North Carolina
101 East Second Street
Pembroke, NC 28372-0939
Phone: 910-521-2831
Fax: 910-521-9824
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Counties Served:
Robeson, Scotland
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Mecklenburg County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program
438 Queens Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207-1422
Phone: 704-375-8624
Fax: 704-333-6209
Intake:
704-376-1600
Counties Served:
Mecklenburg
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED

N.C. Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts
PO Box 26513
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: 919-491-4625
http://www.ncvla.org

North Carolina Bar Association
PO Box 12806
Raleigh, NC 27605-2806

North Carolina Bar Association
PO Box 25908
Raleigh, NC 27611-5908
Phone: 919-828-4620
Fax: 919-821-9168

North Carolina Bar Association
PO Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519-3688
Phone: 919-677-8574
Fax: 919-657-1585
http://www.ncbar.org/public/lrs/index.aspx

North Carolina Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization
PO Box 25908
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: 919-828-4620
Fax: 919-821-9168

North Carolina Bar Association LRS
PO Box 12806
Raleigh, NC 27605-2806

North Carolina Guardian Ad Litem Program
PO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone: 919-733-7107

North Carolina Lawyers For Entrepreneurs Assistance Project (NC LEAP)
8000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
Phone: 919-657-1559
http://www.ncbar.org

Type of Cases Accepted:
Serves low-wealth entrepreneurs by basic transactional business law.

Pamlico Sound Legal Services
PO Box 7283
Greenville, NC 27835
Phone: 252-758-0113
Fax: 252-758-1843
Intake:
800-682-4592
Counties Served:
Craven
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Hardship for elderly, on Bankruptcy, CED

Pisgah Legal Services Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyers (MAVL) Administered
89 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801-2529
Phone: 828-253-0406
Fax: 704-252-8927
Intake:
800-489-6144
Counties Served:
Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Custody, CED Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Thirtieth Judicial District Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
1286 W Main St
Sylva, NC 28779-5212
Phone: 704-586-8931
Fax: 704-586-4082
Counties Served:
Cherokee, Clay, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED

Wake County Volunteer Lawyers Program Legal Aid Of North Carolina
PO Box 1731
Raleigh, NC 27602-1731
Phone: 919-828-4647 ext. 222
Fax: 919-838-8370
http://www.legalaidnc.org

Counties Served:
Wake
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED

Lawyer Referral Programs:

North Carolina Bar Association
PO Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519-3688
General Phone No: 919-677-8574
800 Phone: 800-662-7660 (In-state only)
Languages: Spanish
http://www.ncfindalawyer.com
Counties Served: Statewide
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

Mecklenburg County Bar Association LRS
2850 Zebulon  Ave
General Phone No: 704-375-0120
Charlotte, NC 28208
http://www.meckbar.org/lawyerreferral/lawyerreferral.cfm

Counties Served:
Mecklenburg
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

Military-Specific Programs:

North Carolina Bar Association
8000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
919-657-1559
mhorowitz@ncbar.org

Contact: Mary Horowitz

We are still in the process of recruiting volunteers. Program is primarily web-based.

For other information resources on military legal assistance matters, see the website of the LAMP Committee of the North Carolina State Bar: www.ncbar.com/home/lamp.htm.

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