LANC-Wilson Office

208 Goldsboro Street East, Wilson, NC 27893  MAP 
[Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 2684, Wilson, NC 27894-2684]
252-291-6851; FAX: 252-291-6407
TO REQUEST LEGAL HELP, CALL: 1-866-219-5262 (toll free)

About us...

The legal staff of Legal Aid of North Carolina - Wilson Office provides legal assistance in civil matters (non-criminal matters) to eligible, low-income clients who have problems with their basic needs and live in the six-county area surrounding Wilson, NC: Edgecombe County, Greene County, Lenoir County, Nash County, Wayne County and Wilson County
 

Community Economic Development cases (cases where groups who cannot afford a private attorney seek legal assistance with their charitable or educational activities) will be individually reviewed and accepted, if possible.
 

Goldsboro and Rocky Mount Offices

The LANC-Wilson office also supports an intake office in Goldsboro. 

LANC-Goldsboro Office
(Greene, Lenoir and Wayne Counties)
102-A South William Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530   MAP
[Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 2688, Wilson, NC 27894-2688]
TO REQUEST LEGAL HELP: 1-866-219-5262 (1-866-219-LANC) - toll free

LANC-Rocky Mount Office - Closed 9/30/2011

Office Hours

OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday-Friday)

TO REQUEST LEGAL HELP: 1-866-219-5262 (1-866-219-LANC) - toll free

Types of Cases Handled

Legal Aid of North Carolina cannot help people with criminal cases. However, we can help people with civil cases, including the advice or representation on the following:

Public Benefits
    ...AFDC, WORKFIRST program, Food Stamps, Social Security and
    SSI.

Housing
    ...mortgage foreclosures, landlord/tenant disputes, evictions,
    utilities, public and subsidized housing.

Senior Citizens matters
    ...nursing homes, insurance, wills, and powers of attorney.

Consumer:
    ...contracts, loans, debt collection, repossessions, credit problems,
    unfair or deceptive trade practices and bankruptcy.

Health
    ...Medicare, Medicaid, Hill-Burton and hospital bills.

Family Law
    ...domestic violence and other limited areas.

Employment
    ...unemployment compensation, wage disputes, discrimination and
    state employee discharges.

Education
    ...student and parent rights, discipline problems, and special
    education.

Civil Rights
    ...Discrimination based on race, sex, age, religion, handicap and
    other violations of state and federal law.

Special Projects

  • Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative
      (Based in the Goldsboro office)
    ...Provides legal representation for domestic violence victims in all
    six counties. We also provide monthly custody clinics for
    client-eligible individuals. [also see Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative.]
     
  • Community Legal Education
    ...Provides presentations to client groups and social services
    agencies regarding the legal rights of low-income people.
     
  • Knowledge is the Key (videos)
    ...Provides videos for individuals to view at selected sites throughout
    our service area on the following topics (Note: Contact your local
    Legal Aid of North Carolina office for list of videos viewing sites):

        - "Issues in Family Law"
        - "How to Purchase a Used Car"
        - "Planning for Later Life"
        - "Predatory Lending Practices"
        - "Effective School Partnerships: Easy as 1-2-3"
     

  Pro Bono Options 

[Contact our PAI Coordinator in the LANC-Wilson Office.] 
Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) actively recruits, trains, mentors, and co-counsels with volunteer (pro bono) attorneys to help them handle the many complex and changing legal issues unique to the practice of civil poverty law. Our PAI ("Private Attorney Involvement") Program helps to ensure access to justice for low-income families and further leverages the dollars that are invested in LANC.  Typically, pro bono attorneys are needed either for their special expertise and/or to help us with our large case load.

To volunteer pro bono service in the counties served by the LANC-Pittsboro Office, contact our PAI ("Private Attorney Involvement") coordinator.
 

 


Disclaimer

The materials contained on this website are for information and educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.  Also please note that Legal Aid of North Carolina does not provide legal assistance by E-mail. Contact your Legal Aid of North Carolina office or a private attorney if you need to speak to an attorney regarding your particular situation.
See our complete disclaimer.

Mission Statement

Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity.

 

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