Legal concerns can drain you of precious time, money and energy. They can also cause stress and impact your family, work and life. Perhaps you need a legal opinion about a family or domestic relationship or require help solving a landlord/ tenant dispute or have a consumer issue. At times like these, speaking with an attorney can be helpful. Take the first step toward resolving your legal issue with an expert, confidential consultation from New Directions’ legal consultation service. New Directions offers a half-hour of free consultation with an attorney specializing in your type of legal problem. You may choose to have a phone or in/person consultation with a local attorney. Either way, the initial session is provided at no cost to you.
New Directions’ network of attorneys are available to assist you with a wide variety of legal matters including:
- child custody
- child support
- contract disputes
- consumer protection
- estate planning
- forming corporations
- landlord / tenant
- personal injury
- real estate
- traffic accidents
New Directions offers information and consultation on most legal issues. New Directions does not supply referrals to employees wishing to take legal action against their employers, or for issues related to the workplace. Additional exceptions include: second opinions on another lawyer’s work and legal guidance for a third party.
Discounts on Continuing Legal Consultation Services
During your initial consultation, you will receive a clear explanation of how the law applies to your specific situation and a recommendation on the most appropriate course of action. If you need additional legal assistance, you may retain an attorney from this program at a discounted rate.
All attorneys on New Directions’ referral list have practiced law for a minimum of five years, are licensed by the state, and are members in good standing of the state bar association.
Obtaining a Referral
To access the legal consultation service, simply call New Directions EAP at (419) 529-9941 or 1-888-805-1561. We will ask you several questions to determine the legal area in which you need help and then give you the name, address, and phone number of an attorney specializing in your area of need.