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As Legal Aid Layoffs Hit Nationwide, FindLaw Can Help

By Laura Strachan, Esq. on February 08, 2012 8:03 AM

We know times are tough lately. The employment climate in the U.S. is something that we write about daily here at FindLaw.

And as jobs are cut, many legal aid positions are also going away. Legal aid departments are being slashed across the country, The Wall Street Journal reports. So we're proud of the fact that FindLaw can help fill this void. We are a free legal information website, after all.

We are constantly empowering you, our loyal users, with the information to make informed decisions on your own.

So for those of you searching for help with a legal issue, here are some areas of our website that could help:

Legal Forms: We have the legal forms you are looking for. From creating a will to registering a trademark, check out the legal forms section on the homepage to find the paperwork you need.

Legal Explanation: Much like legal aid, taking out the legal jargon and explaining important legal topics in plain English is what we do here at Our Learn About The Law section has thousands of articles on a variety of legal topics that will help to explain the legal situation you are facing.

Legal Answers Community: We have a robust Answers community that allows you to ask your questions and get answers. With message board discussions as varied as consumer issues and criminal law, our answers community is dedicated to getting you answers and resources fast.

For those in need of some guidance, we hope you check out one or all of these areas of

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