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The Civil Legal Advice Resource Office of Buffalo

Our Mission

View our mission statement and get an overview of the work we do.


What to Expect

When you attend a CLARO session, there are some things you should have prepared.



Hear the stories of the work CLARO has done for Western New Yorkers.


WNY Law Center

CLARO Buffalo is a service provided by the Western New York Law Center.


News & Events

What Does CLARO Do?

Free, legal advice regarding collections, garnishments, and frozen bank accounts. For more information, call (716) 828-8432.

When and Where are CLARO Sessions?

CLARO sessions happen a variety of times each month, and several different locations. For a complete list of CLARO sessions, click here to view our dates, times, and locations.

How Can I Get Involved and Help?

We are always looking volunteers to help with CLARO sessions in a variety of capacities. Click here for more information about getting involved. You can also donate to CLARO's efforts by clicking here.

I Need Help With...

Am I Being Sued?

If you know you are being sued or you are uncertain, the link below provides useful information. It explains how you can verify whether or not you are being sued, and if you are, how to get legal assistance.



You can submit a complaint about an issue you have with a company about a consumer financial product or service to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).


Your Day in Court

Resources to assist you in the event you need to go to court.


Self-Help Forms

Links to some forms that may assist you.