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How do I find a pro-bono lawyer?
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Family Law
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3/12/2018
Family Lawyer: Layne Pecoff,
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I am a an attorney expert and a former District Attorney, and I will be helping you. Nice to meet you.

Please keep in mind that our conversation does not create an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

I will be answering your question with the expectation that if you are satisfied with my answer, you will give a positive rating.

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You may not be familiar with how the site works. The Attorneys do not receive credit from the site for their time or with customers unless the customer provides a positive rating. We answer your questions in good faith, hoping for a good faith response regardless of whether the law is in your favor or not. If that works for you, let me know and we can proceed : )

I want to make sure I understand what you are asking:

How can you find a pro bono lawyer in Tennessee?

Let me know which parts I got right and fill me in on the other parts and we'll go from there. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I need a asap divorce from a abusive relationship im on ssi and unable to pay for a lawyer he also doesn't work have no children and no assets can you please help me
Family Lawyer: Layne Pecoff,
 replied 4 months ago

okay, I understand. Where exactly in Tennessee are you, so I can research and find you some referral options?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Cordova
Family Lawyer: Layne Pecoff,
 replied 4 months ago

Thanks. Here is a number for a Legal Aid service in Cordova that specializes in Family Law cases like yours:

Memphis Area Legal Services
(901)(###) ###-####/strong>
22 N. Front St. 11th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Family, Consumer, Divorce and Elder

They may be able to take your case for free or for a reduced rate. Call them tomorrow morning and see if they can help.

If not, try this office:

Community Legal Center
(901)(###) ###-####/strong>*****br />Memphis, TN 38103
Civil Rights, Divorce, Elder and Immigration

I wish you all the best with sorting this out.

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You can still ask me all your follow up questions, even after you please leave a positive rating at the top of your screen.

I wish you all the best with sorting this out!

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Family Lawyer: Layne Pecoff,
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Hi, do you have any follow up questions?

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Family Lawyer: Layne Pecoff,
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Please go ahead and rate so I can get credit for my time. It does not cost you anything to rate. Thank you!

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