Call HelpLine for Urgent Legal Help

Fact Sheet


How to Qualify

HelpLine is here to help those in need of urgent legal help. To qualify, you must be an Arkansan [i] who falls within our income guidelines. You must also call about a civil matter; criminal issues (such as traffic tickets) and fee-generating cases (such as those involving personal injury) are not acceptable reasons to call HelpLine. 

 

How to Call

  • If you are not sure whether your issue is a civil one, or are unsure if you fall within our income guidelines, please call and let HelpLine guide you.

  • You must call on your own behalf, not someone else's.

  • Please, gather documents and facts relevant to your call before calling, so we can help you as quickly as possible.

  • Hours by county

  • Number to call

 

Eligible Issues

  • Consumer matters

  • Contract disputes

  • Debt relief

  • Disability rights

  • Domestic abuse

  • Employment rights

  • End-of-life instructions

  • Evictions

  • Garnishments

  • Guardianships

  • Landlord and tenant disputes

  • Orders of protection

  • Powers of attorney

  • Public benefits (Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, Transitional Employment Assistance [TEA], Supplemental Security Income [SSI], child care, and subsidized housing)

  • Wills

 


[i] Not an Arkansan? Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provides legal aid funding across the country and has a legal aid search engine, and LawHelp provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices.