Legal Services and Assistance

Do you need legal help? All Madison County resident, 60 years of age and older, (or others who qualify due to special circumstances) can seek legal advice and counseling from the The Legal Aid Society of Mid- New York.


The Legal Aid Society is able to provide the following services:

  • Legal Advice
  • Legal Counseling
  • Preparation of legal documents


What types of legal problems are handled?

  •  Landlord/Tenant matters
  • Social Security
  • Conservatorship
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Wills & Living Wills
  • Health Care Proxy


What will the service cost?

 Legal services are for all older citizens in need of legal advice and counseling. There is no charge for the service; however, contributions are gratefully accepted. All should feel welcome to request service and no one will ever be denied service for inability to contribute. 


The Madison County Office for the Aging, a non-profit agency, reimburses the Legal Aid Society at a per hour rate for attorney services.


More questions?

 For more information, feel free to contact the Madison County Office for the Aging at 315-697-5700, Monday through Friday between 8:00 am & 4:00 pm.


Please Remember.  An appointment is necessary to meet with an attorney.