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Welcome to Understanding My Legal Issue. You can find answers to many frequently asked questions and then decide how to proceed.


On the left sidebar of this page is a listing of the most common legal practice areas. Click on an area of law to see a listing of common questions and answers.


If you need more information concerning your legal issue, or you have decided to handle your legal matter by self-representation, is an excellent resource.


If you would like to ask an attorney a question to help you decide if you have a case, please join us for our next Ask A Lawyer event. Alternatively, also provides people the opportunity to email a legal question to an attorney. Both services are free of charge.


If you determine that you are ready for legal representation, you will need to hire an attorney.


The Lawyer Referral Service provides instant attorney referrals. The process takes about five minutes to complete a brief questionnaire. The referral service is for private pay attorneys.


Visit our Free & Reduced Fee Legal Services page for a listing of agencies providing free and low-cost legal services. Income and/or demographic qualifications do apply.