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We provide foreclosure defense and help homeowners obtain mortgage modifications.
Our Family Law Section attorneys have experience handling complex divorce, separation, visitation, and custody cases.
We represent qualifying homeowners facing code violation actions, landlord/tenant matters, and tax foreclosure.
We assist with unemployment benefits, bankruptcy and removing barriers to employment.
We assist formerly incarcerated individuals and veterans with child support, housing, DMV suspensions, employment and Certificates of Relief.
The Attorneys for Children of the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo are appointed to represent children in Family Court.
The largest provider of such services in WNY, we represent individuals charged with offenses within the City of Buffalo.
The Legal Aid Bureau is the largest provider in Erie, Genesee, Cattaraugus, and Orleans Counties of criminal appellate services for indigent defendants.
We provide a range of assistance to immigrants, refugees, and Limited English Proficient populations.
We provide assistance with school suspensions and violations of education law.
The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc., is a charitable not-for-profit corporation founded in 1912 by community leaders to provide legal representation and advice to the poor of our community. A century later, the Bureau has provided advice, representation, or referral to thousands of persons in need. Our services are available to low-income individuals in Erie County who are unable to afford counsel.
We are supported by funding from county, state, and city governments, as well as through contributions from civic organizations, private foundations, and individual donors. We also receive the services of numerous volunteers and interns from the community and its educational institutions.
We represent low-income residents of Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Allegany, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Orleans, and Cattaraugus counties.
We provide legal assistance in a variety of criminal and civil matters including housing, matrimonial matters, bankruptcy, unemployment, and re-entry.
Our main office is located in Downtown Buffalo in the Swan Tower at 290 Main Street, Suite 400. We now also have a satellite office located at the Community Health Center of Niagara Falls at 2715 Highland Ave.