Legal Aid Society

This site is not intended to provide legal advice, but a road map through the court system in Perry County.

Legal Aid Society Strategic PlanMission Statement:

To advance, defend, and enforce the legal rights of low-income and vulnerable people in order to secure for them the basic necessities of life.

Learn more about their strategic plan here! 

 

 

 

 


Legal Aid SocietyKinds of Cases Legal Aid Society Takes

The help that the Legal Aid Society (LAS) can provide will depend on the kind of problem. They will always help you find some resources for help and advice, but don’t have lawyers to help with every case.

A lawyer from Legal Aid Society or their Volunteer Lawyers Program may be able to represent you in the following kinds of cases:

We also have Legal Help Booklets just below. They may be of some help for you with your legal problem.

If you want to talk to a lawyer for advice about your problem, you can come to a Free Legal Help Clinic. Click to see times and dates for legal advice below.

You can also go on-line and ask a lawyer a question. Click here for TN Free Legal Answers.

Legal Aid Society only takes legal problems and cases that you yourself can’t go to jail for.

If you have a criminal case, you need to call the Public Defender’s office.


 

Legal Help Booklets

Their booklets tell you about your legal rights and legal problems you can solve yourself.  Some of these booklets are about cases we take. Some are about cases we don’t take.

We only take cases where you yourself can’t go to jail.

If you have a criminal case, call the Public Defender’s office.  Here is a list for all Public Defenders' offices in Tennessee.  DOWNLOAD HERE

What kind of problem do you have?

» Read Domestic Violence Booklets
» Read Family Problems Booklets
» Read Money Problems Booklets
» Read Health Care Booklets
» Read Renters and Home Owners Booklets
» Read Tax Problems Booklets

We take as many cases as we can. We are sorry we don’t have enough lawyers for everyone.

We still may be able to give you one-time legal advice. Or tell you where else you can get help.

Call 1-800-238-1443


 

Free Legal Help Clinics

Need FREE help from a lawyer on the spot? Come to one of our free legal help clinics. They are open to people with low income who have a legal problem. But we can’t help with criminal problems.

Legal Aid Society and the Volunteer Lawyers Program have a place for you to go to talk with a lawyer. The lawyer will give you advice about your problem. The help is free. But we can’t help with criminal cases. You don’t need an appointment unless it says you must call.

Have papers about your legal problems? Bring them. Someone will ask you about your legal problem. They will also ask about your income. But you don’t have to have a certain income to get advice. Then you will meet with a lawyer. How many people can talk to a lawyer depends on how many lawyers come AND how many people come.


 

Upcoming Phone Clinics

 

March 2021 Phone Clincs for Legal Aid Society

 

 

Office Location and the Counties LAS Serves

Legal Aid Society map of offices for Middle Tennessee

 

Coronavirus Resources

LAS Resources

Community Resources


 For further information, please contact the Legal Aid Society's office for the office served by your county in Tennessee, see above.  You can view the full website for Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and Cumberland.

 

Perry County Courthouse:
121 Main St., Linden TN 37096
(931) 589-2218

 

Perry County Sheriff's Office:
582 Bethel Rd., Linden TN 37096
(931) 589-8803

courts system in Perry County


 The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice.  All information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only.