The Civil Legal Advice Resource Office of Buffalo
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What to Expect
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WNY Law Center
CLARO Buffalo is a service provided by the Western New York Law Center.More
News & Events
Announcing: New CLARO Hybrid Model! CLARO sessions are currently being held virtually on Thursdays and in-person every Tuesday beginning Tuesday, December 7th, 2021.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, effective March 16, 2020, ALL CLARO sessions will be cancelled indefinitely. As soon as we know something, we...learn more
Free, legal advice regarding collections, garnishments, and frozen bank accounts. For more information, call (716) 828-8432.
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.
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.More
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).More
Your Day in Court
Resources to assist you in the event you need to go to court.More
Links to some forms that may assist you.More
Free legal advice and help from an attorney offered multiple times a month.
Sessions held multiple times a month at multiple locations around the county.
Assistance with collections, garnishments, frozen bank accounts and other legal issues
Advice court cases or judgments related to credit card debts, medical debts, student loans, foreclosures and more