Call the HelpLine

If you need help with a legal problem, have a question you think a lawyer should answer, or have been sued and don't know where to turn, CALL HELPLINE! 

Is your problem a civil legal problem? The HELPLINE cannot help with criminal problems, including traffic tickets. Below you will find examples of civil legal problems. Fee-generating cases, such personal injury cases are not accepted.  If you are unsure, call anyway. Don’t wait to call. Many legal problems are made worse when people delay getting help. View Financial Eligibility Guidelines.

Toll Free: 1-800-9 LAW AID
(1-800-952-9243)

Craighead County Residents call:
(870) 972-6411

Pulaski County Residents call:
(501) 376-3423

Washington County Residents call:
(479) 442-4204

HOURS OF OPERATION BY COUNTY:

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Crawford, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonoke, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Scott, Sebastian, Sevier, Union, White, Yell

If you live in the above counties or have a legal problem in the above counties, you can apply for legal help by calling our Helpline or you can apply for legal help online.  Please note that if, due to your work schedule, you are unable to call our Helpline during its normal hours of operation, you should apply online and state in the "Special Notes" section of the application when is the best time for telephone contact.


Monday-Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
also Tuesday 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Cleburne, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Monroe, Newton, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, St. Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, Washington, Woodruff

If you live in the above counties or have a legal problem in the above counties, you can apply for legal help online.


View Financial Eligibility Guidelines

Is your problem a civil legal problem? The HELPLINE cannot help with criminal problems, including traffic tickets. Below you will find examples of civil legal problems. Fee-generating cases, such personal injury cases are not accepted.  If you are unsure, call anyway.

Don’t wait to call. Many legal problems are made worse when people delay getting help.

Get your documents and facts together before you call. HELPLINE professionals will be able to give you better advice if they have specific and accurate information.

Make the call yourself. HELPLINE professionals cannot talk to anyone other than you about your problem.

Examples of common civil legal problems:
Guardianships; Powers of Attorney; Wills; Orders of Protection; Domestic Abuse; Landlord/Tenant disputes; Contract disputes; Debt relief; Consumer matters; Disability rights; Employment rights; Problems with public benefits, including Medicaid, Food Stamps, TEA, Medicare, SSI, child care, and subsidized housing; End of life instructions; Garnishments and Evictions.

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