The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. - Utica office
Who We Are
The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. is a not-for-profit law office. We provide free legal information, advice and representation to people who can't afford a lawyer.
How to Get Help
At this time we are offering remote services. We are available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm via (315) 793-7000.
Who We Serve
- Herkimer County
- Madison County
- Oneida County
- Language(s) Spoken
- Spanish / Español
- Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided
Interpreters are provided to all limited English proficient applicants for service and clients. 150+ languages are available through bilingual staff, contract interpreters, and telephonic interpreting services.
- Income Guidelines
Income up to 200% of the poverty level, with no income limits for seniors 60+, victims of domestic violence, or individuals facing foreclosure.
- Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
- Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
- Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
Type of Help
- This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
- Full Legal Representation
- Brief Advice
- Pro Se Legal Clinic
- Self-Help Materials
- Description of Services
We cannot provide full representation in all cases, services may be limited depending on the type of case, funding and staffing. We offer a Legal HelpLine.
The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. does not handle criminal cases, only civil matters of the law.
Child support, custody and divorce representation are generally provided to domestic violence victims only, except self help brochures and the Pro Se Divorce Clinic.
For clients seeking living wills, health care proxies, powers of attorney or wills, priority is given to seniors and people with severe disabilities or terminal illness.
For not for profits seeking services, please speak with the Executive Director, services may be available in limited cases.
- Emergency Instructions
What is an Emergency? Imminent loss of public benefits or housing; immediate need for order of protection from domestic violence.
Client should call and have an attorney screen the case.