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Mississippi Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Mississippi.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Mississippi - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
Search for free or low-cost legal services by location and legal issue, or view a directory of organizations by name or service area.
Complaints About Lawyers
The Mississippi State Bar offers a Consumer Assistance Program for handling complaints about lawyers, including downloadable and online Request for Assistance forms.
The Mississippi State Bar offers an online directory of its members that can be searched by attorney name, firm, city, state, and county. Results include contact information, bar admission date, and whether an attorney is in good standing and authorized to practice law in Mississippi.
Guide to Hiring a Lawyer
The Mississippi State Bar offers a guide to choosing a lawyer, including how to find one, how much it will cost, and how to work with a lawyer once you have chosen one.
Lawyer Fee Disputes
The Mississippi State Bar offers information about its free of cost process for handling client complaints about lawyers' fees.
Free Legal Services
The Mississippi State Bar offers links to organizations that provide free legal services. Links to organizations' websites, areas served, and a brief description of available services are included.
Search for attorneys admitted to the Mississippi Bar by name, city, and first letter of last name. Results include contact information and bar admission date.
Mississippi Multiple County Courts Legal Aid
17th Circuit Court District Victim Help
The 17th Circuit Court District Attorney's Office offers information about its services for crime victims in DeSoto, Panola, Tallahatchie, Tate, and Yalobusha Counties, including assistance with victim compensation applications, court accompaniment, case status notification, and referrals to other agencies. Click the "Helping Victims" menu item at the top of the page for more information about victims' rights, victim impact statements, compensation, additional resources, and post-conviction case procedure.
17th Circuit Court District Bad Check Restitution and Prosecution
The 17th Circuit Court District Attorney's Office offers information about its bad check restitution and prosecution services in DeSoto, Panola, Tallahatchie, Tate, and Yalobusha Counties. A link to the complaint packet is provided.
19th Circuit Court District Worthless Check Restitution and Prosecution
The 19th Circuit District Attorney's Office offers information about its worthless check prosecution and restitution services in George, Greene, and Jackson Counties. A link to the complaint forms packet is included.
Madison and Rankin County Bad Check Collection and Prosecution
The Madison and Rankin Counties District Attorney's Office offers information about its bad check collection and prosecution services.
Jackson County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Jackson County Public Defender
The Jackson County Office of the Public Defender provides representation for indigent defendants in Circuit Court felony criminal cases.