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Legal Help in North Carolina

Resources for anyone in NC who needs legal help.

Family - Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Elder Care

Child Custody & Visitation Self Help - Legal Aid of NC provides guidance to help you handle child custody and visitation.

Divorce Self Help - Legal Aid of NC provides this guidance for people who may be able to do a simplified divorce.

North Carolina Department on Aging and Elder Services - Resources for elders and caregivers including transportation, meal delivery, support groups, activities, and care assistance. Links are provided to local service agencies.

Aging and Adult Services Assistance - This NC Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) site lists programs and services to assist elders.

Protecting Seniors (NC Dept. of Justice) - This DOJ site provides resources to protect seniors from abuse, neglect and fraud.

Wills & Life Planning - Links to resources on wills, health care decision documents, guardianship & powers of attorney, funeral and burial planning and more.

Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center - Medicare plans provide health insurance for people over 65. This site is a for-profit media company that provides guidance to help find and choose among Medicare plans. While this source provides a wealth of helpful information, including extensive "Frequently Asked Questions" guidance, it does partner with some health companies that it recommends or features on the site.