What is Free Legal Answers?

Connecticut Free Legal Answers is an online civil legal service for people who cannot afford to pay for an attorney. The service is a cooperative effort of the Connecticut Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


Who qualifies for assistance?

Connecticut Free Legal Answers helps low-income people. Those seeking assistance are screened by income.

What can I ask about?

Connecticut Free Legal Answers deals with questions about civil law. Topics may include family law matters such as divorce, child support, adoption and name change as well as domestic violence, bankruptcy, consumer issues, education, employment, housing, worker's compensation, wills, and estate planning.

How do I ask my question?

You will sign up for an account, then post a question privately. A volunteer attorney will anonymously answer the question through the website. You will receive an e-mail alert when the question receives a response. You may ask follow-up questions through the website.

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