The Vermont Bar Association, Vermont Legal Aid, Legal Services Law Line of Vermont and the Vermont Volunteer Lawyers Project have pro bono lawyers standing by to help victims of Tropical Storm Irene.
Vermonters who have been affected by flooding and who have legal questions or problems can contact these resources for information and help:
–Call 1-800-889-2047. Through this intake number, a client may be connected with a Legal Aid attorney; receive over the phone legal advice from a Law Line attorney; or be assigned an attorney through the Volunteer Lawyer Project.
–Visit Vermont Legal Aid’s webpage with answers to frequently asked questions for flooding victims at http://www.vtlawhelp.org/disaster_Irene.