Do You Need a Lawyer?

There are many situations where hiring an attorney is in your best interests. And chances are if you think you might need an attorney, it's a good idea to at least contact one to see if he or she can help. If you feel that you can't afford an attorney, you can look into legal aid resources that might be able to help you with your particular situation. FindLaw's Do You Need a Lawyer section provides information about what lawyers do and legal aid resources available to you if you can't afford a private attorney. You can also find a state-specific directory of free and low-cost legal aid resources and a directory to the various legal practice areas that attorneys can choose to focus on.