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

https://www.lasnny.org

Who We Are

The Saratoga Springs office of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides civil legal services to low income residents of Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties.

We provide free advice, brief service, referrals, community legal education, and full representation in a variety of legal matters.

We also provide services through our many special projects including the

  • Disability Advocacy Project
  • Nutrition Outreach & Education Project
  • Homelessness Prevention Projects
  • Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project
  • Crime Victims Attorney Project
  • Warren County Conflict Family Court Defender
  • Senior Legal Services Program
  • Foreclosure Prevention Project
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
  • Upstate New York Immigration Law Project
  • HIV/AIDS Law Consortium.

Additionally, our Private Attorney Involvement program works with local private lawyers who volunteer to represent our clients without charge on cases such as name change, divorce, bankruptcy, wills and advance directives, evictions or consumer defense.

Please call our Saratoga Springs office (local) (518) 587-5188 or (toll-free) 1 (800) 870-8343 or visit our website at www.lasnny.org for more information about our services, special projects, self-help resources, and how to contact each office.

Legal Aid of Northeastern New York has offices in Albany, Amsterdam, Canton, Plattsburgh, and Saratoga Springs and serves 16 counties. Special projects vary by office and county.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Saratoga County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

We provide an interpreter for all languages through Language Line

Income Guidelines

Income caps vary per program.

Some special projects have income caps at 150% or 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Additionally, people with incomes up to 200% of the poverty guidelines are generally eligible.

We may ask about fixed debts and obligations, employment-related and medical expenses, and other factors.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
200
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.

Saratoga Springs Intake Phone Numbers: (local) 518-587-5188 or (toll-free) 1-800-870-8343

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Phone +

Phone Number
(518) 587-5188 or (800) 870-8343
Hours
Monday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Documents

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

General Contact Information

Address
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Saratoga Springs Office
40 New Street (map)
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone
(518) 587-5188
Toll Free
1 (800) 870-8343
Fax
(518) 587-0959
Website
https://www.lasnny.org
Email
Last Review and Update: Jul 09, 2019

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