A number of agencies in Tennessee provide legal help for low-income persons. The first step to finding help is to call the legal aid program in your area. The legal aid programs have lawyers who work with citizens. Mostly, legal aid helps people who have low income. Legal aid will sometimes help people who are not low-income, but are abused or over age 60.
You can locate the legal aid office in your area by going to the Directory on this website. You may also go directly to the website of the legal aid programs in Tennessee. The following programs receive federal funding through the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and handle legal issues within their geographic service areas: