A public service of the Fresno County Bar Association, ARS provides the general public with a free, 1/2 hour consultation for legal advice with an attorney who has expertise in the area of the client’s problem. A minimal administrative fee is charged to the client for the referral. A mix of fee-producing and consultation-only cases is the prospect for an attorney panel member. The ARS committee meets quarterly to provide supervision and guidance to the service.
- Professional ARS phone counselor to determine your area of legal need
- Referral to qualified, experienced lawyer for consultation, -or-
- Referral to appropriate alternate resource
- All lawyers on the service are active members of the State Bar of California and are required to maintain malpractice insurance (not otherwise required)