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UPDATED October 18, 2010

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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify.  Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice.  Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties.  We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible.  You can click the blue “View All” button to look through the complete list of organizations.

Dyersburg Office-West Tennessee Legal Services Offices
PO Box 366
208 South Church Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone: (731) 285-8181
Web: http://www.wtls.org
Serving Crockett, Dyer, Lake, and Obion Counties

Huntingdon Office-West Tennessee Legal Services Offices
PO Box 857
113 West Paris Street
Huntingdon, TN 38344
Phone: (731) 986-8975
Web: http://www.wtls.org
Serving Benton, Carroll, Henry and Weakley Counties

Jackson Office-West Tennessee Legal Services Offices
PO Box 2066
210 West Main Street
Jackson, TN 38302-2066
Hotline: (800) 499-1602 (Senior Citizens)
Phone: (800) 372-8346
Phone: (731) 423-0616
Web: http://www.wtls.org
Serving Madison, Decatur, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson Counties

Knoxville Legal Aid Society, Inc.
502 S Gay St, Ste 404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 637-0484

Legal Aid of East Tennessee
85 Central Ave NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 479-8577

Legal Aid of East Tennessee, Chattanooga Office
744 McCallie Ave, Suite 410
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: (423) 756-4013
Phone: (800) 572-7457
Web: http://www.laet.org

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee
300 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 244-6610
Web: http://www.las.org

Selmer Office-West Tennessee Legal Services Offices
PO Box 189
141 West Third Street
Selmer, TN 38375
Phone: (731) 645-7961
Web: http://www.wtls.org
Serving Chester, McNairy and Hardin Counties

Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
29 Patten Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 756-0128
Fax: (423) 756-0181
Web: http://www.selegal.org
Serving Hamilton, Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties

The Tennessee Alliance For Legal Services
50 Vantage Way, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 627-0956
Phone: (888) 395-9297
Fax: (615) 627-0964
Web: http://www.tals.org

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