New York

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Saratoga Springs office LSC Funded

http://www.lasnny.org

Who We Are

The Saratoga Springs office of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York serves low income residents of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties.  We provide advice, brief service, referral, community legal education and full representation in a variety of civil legal matters.  We also administer several special projects:  Foreclosure Prevention Project, Disability Advocacy Project, several homelessness prevention programs, Senior Legal Services Program, Children's Law Project, Nutrition Outreach & Education Project, Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project and the Upstate New York Immigration Law Project.  LASNNY also has offices in Albany, Canton, Amsterdam and Plattsburgh.  Please use directory to access information on how to contact each individual office, or visit our website at www.lasnny.org. 

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Contact Type
Phone
Phone Number
(518) 587-5188 or (800) 870-8343
Hours
Monday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Documents

Court papers, agency notices, receipts, photos, and leases.


Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Saratoga County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County

We provide an interpreter for all languages through Language Line

Income Guidelines

Some special projects have income caps at 150% or 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, or no income caps at all. Additionally, households with incomes of up to 200% may be eligible for services depending upon fixed debts and obligations, employment-related or medical expenses, and other factors.

Clients are responsible for bankruptcy court filing fees.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
125
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
YES
Eligibility Restrictions

Must be U.S. Citizen or legal resident. Must reside in Saratoga, Warren or Washington Counties.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Sample cease and desist letters to creditors for people with debt collection problems.

In almost all instances, advice, brief service or a referral will be provide. If a case falls within one of our special projects, full representation is possible. Regrettably, due to limited resources, LASNNY cannot provide representation to everyone who calls. Referrals to pro bono lawyers can be made in some cases.

Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? Immediate lack of food, shelter or clothing; court or other legal deadline within one week; taking of child by unauthorized person, including CPS, domestic violence victim with safety issue.

Call intake number and identify your emergency.

General Contact Information

Address
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Saratoga Springs office
112 Spring Street (map)
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone
(518) 587-5188
Toll Free
1-800-870-8343
Fax
(518) 587-0959
Website
http://www.lasnny.org
Email
Last Review and Update: Aug 05, 2013