A senior may qualify for our free legal help if:
- They are 60 or older,
- They are a citizen or legal resident of the United States,
- They reside in one of the 26 counties in our service area, and
- They have a legal issue in one of the following areas:
(wills, powers of attorney, advanced directives/living wills, conservatorships, probate issues, etc.)
Public Benefits and Healthcare Benefits
(Social Security, SSDI, SSI, Medicare, Medicaid/TennCare, CHOICES, QITs/Miller Trusts, SNAP/food stamps, etc.)
(debt collection, creditor harassment, predatory lending, scams, identity theft, etc.)
(landlord-tenant issues, housing discrimination, evictions, etc.)
Financial Exploitation and Elder Abuse
(power of attorney revocations, orders of protection, etc.)
In addition to providing free legal services out of our offices to qualifying seniors, we also provide free educational presentations and programs and walk-in legal care clinics at different senior centers and locations throughout our service area. Anyone is welcome to attend our educational programs, including family members of seniors.
If you would like to know if we are coming to a location near you soon for an educational program or legal clinic, or if you would like to host such an event at your venue, contact Hayley Griffith for more information and scheduling: (865) 251-4944 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*NOTICE: Our in-person outreach is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
We also develop and circulate free educational materials with basic legal information (see the “Downloadable Resources” block).