Legal Services

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Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY
100 Court Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 563-4022
Fax: (518) 563-4058
Toll free: 1-800-722-7380
Peter Racette, Deputy Director
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free legal counseling in a variety of civil areas specializing in special education law for students with disabilities; rights of the mentally ill; disability claims; public entitlements; landlord/tenant problems; family problems; consumer issues; unemployment; compensation issues and protection and advocacy for the disabled and mentally ill.

North Country residents who have the need for free legal services.  Serving the needs of the disabled, low income and victims of domestic violence.


Rural Law Center of New York
22 U.S. Oval Suite 203
Plattsburgh, NY 12903
Phone: (518) 561-5460
Fax: (518) 561-5468
Office Hours: Monday – Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Income restricted; case by case issues accepted.  Call to see if eligible for legal services under their guidelines. Serving  44 counties including Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties


This snap shot provides general information only. Contact the appropriate agency mentioned for information on your individual circumstances.
NY Connects Clinton County 800-342-9871 518-565-4620

Clinton County Office for the Aging

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