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Disaster Relief
We are 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.

Disaster Relief


Links to news from federal and state agencies involved in the recovery.


N.C. Department of Justice

N.C. Department of Public Safety

N.C. Division of Employment Security

N.C. Office of the Governor

U.S. Small Business Administration


hurricane-matthew-videos.pngWatch our series of self-help videos to learn about your legal rights and what you should do after a natural disaster. Topics include tenant rights, disaster unemployment assistance, insurance claims, replacing lost documents, avoiding scams and fraud, and more. These videos were produced in partnership with the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

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Tenant Rights

What are your rights and responsibilities under North Carolina law if you are a tenant and your rental unit is damaged extensively or destroyed by a natural disaster?​ Learn more about leases, repairs, evictions, personal property and renter's insurance.

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Derechos de Inquilinos Despues de un Desastre Natural

Emergency and Recovery Resources



Financial Assistance 

Avoiding Scams

All Emergency and Recovery Resources


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