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If you are seeking legal assistance, please fill out this form as completely as possible. If we need information in addition to what is on this form, we will contact you.
You can also submit your request through the mail by sending a letter to PO Box 28004, Raleigh, NC 27611. All requests for legal help must be submitted in writing and will receive a response (typically within 4 to 6 weeks). We do not review requests for legal assistance in person or over the phone.
The ACLU of North Carolina works on cases that involve violations of civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution and related laws, such as your rights to due process, equal protection, religious freedom, privacy, speech, association, and your rights to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures and from cruel and unusual punishment.
We receive hundreds of requests for assistance each month. Because we are a nonprofit organization with limited resources, we are able to provide assistance in only a small number of cases. Unless and until the ACLU agrees to take your case, you are solely responsible for any and all statutes of limitations or other deadlines which might apply to your specific situation. If you have concerns about statutes of limitations or if you feel your case demands immediate attention, you may wish to seek advice from an attorney.