The staff and volunteers at VLP provide free, civil legal services for low-income individuals in many areas of need:
- Bankruptcy (Chapter 7)
- Family law
- Not-for-profit organizations
- Representation for HIV positive individuals
- Tax foreclosure defense
- Tort defense
- Unemployment insurance benefits
Note that we do not provide any assistance in criminal matters.
Please call the Lawyer Referral Service at (716) 852-3100 or the Assigned Counsel Program at (716) 856-8804 for criminal representation.
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The office does not accept walk-ins, please call us for an appointment. Please note that VLP staff will collect household income information in order to assess income eligibility for our services.
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