Free legal information is available through telephone hotlines such as 1-800-THE-LAW2, which has been helping people with personal injury or workers' compensation issues since 1985, according to the company website. The LIFT hotline is family-law specific, and can answer questions regarding child support, custody issues and court papers.
Free legal hotlines often specialize in specific issues such as family law or immigration procedures. The Legal Aid Society offers a list hotlines, with separate numbers for immigration law, homeless family rights, employment law and low-income taxpayer advice. Many websites also offer live chat and email advice, in addition to the telephone hotlines. The website for 1-800-THE-LAW2 is an easily navigated site that allows visitors to fill in their information and be connected with a live chat lawyer who can answer questions regarding the case, free of charge.