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Wildfire Legal Assistance Hotline: Call toll free 888-985-5141

Celeste Valencia | 06 Jun, 2022 | 0 Comments | Return|

Wildfire Legal Assistance Hotline - Call toll free 888-985-5141The Wildfire Legal Assistance Hotline provided by FEMA, the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division and the State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division launched on June 6. Individuals who qualify for assistance will be matched with New Mexico lawyers to provide free limited legal help by calling toll free 888-985-5141 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The hotline is primarily for fire survivors/victims from Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel, Valencia counties.

  • Assistance with securing FEMA and other benefits available to disaster survivors

  • Assistance with life, medical, and property insurance claims

  • Help with home repair contracts and contractors

  • Replacement of important legal documents destroyed in the disaster

  • Assistance with consumer protection matters, remedies, and procedures

  • Counseling on landlord/tenant and mortgage/foreclosure problems

View more information about the hotline and other legal resources for wildfire survivors at: www.sbnm.org/wildfirehelp

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