Legal services are available for seniors with a social or economic need through local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).
You can get help with legal issues such as those related to:
The following general resources are not the same as talking with an attorney. Use the links under “Resources for finding an attorney” to find a lawyer to answer your specific questions.
This is sponsored by Oregon’s four legal aid entities. It gives free legal information to low-income Oregonians.
This goes over seniors’ legal rights and public benefits. It includes information about legal issues such as:
The Oregon State Bar provides this legal guide for people as they age
Oregon State Bar Lawyer Referral Programs
Matches individuals with a lawyer for legal help. Programs include the Lawyer Referral Service, the Modest Means Program and the Military Assistance Panel.
Directory of Legal Aid Programs in Oregon
Lists Oregon offices that help low-income people with certain legal issues.
Oregon Area Agencies on Aging
For Oregon seniors with an economic or social need who qualify for Legal Assistance services covered under the Older Americans Act. Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to reach a legal services provider.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Suggests what to consider before hiring an elder law attorney.