Legal Assistance and Resource Center (LARC)

LARC is a private, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services to eligible, low-income people in New Hampshire. Attorneys and paralegals provide legal advice by telephone in the areas of civil law listed below. Clients’ information is kept confidential.

  • Family: Domestic violence, divorce, separation, annulment, adoption, guardianship, child support, parental rights and responsibilities – parenting time, primary residential responsibility (used to be called child custody, interstate custody)
  • Housing: Landlord/tenant disputes, eviction, foreclosure, housing discrimination, housing preservation, rental deposits, public housing, Section 8, and housing conditions
  • Benefits and Welfare: Town and city welfare, unemployment compensation, public housing, Social Security, Medicaid, Food Stamps, disability benefits, SSI and Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Other: If you have a problem in another area of law, LARC will refer you to someone who can assist you.

LARC receives support from the federal government and provide services to clients with incomes and assets below levels which are set by Congress and tied to federal poverty guidelines. They cannot provide services to people who are incarcerated.