BERKSHIRES -- State residents can receive free legal advice on Wednesday, Aug. 20 through the "Ask A Lawyer" program presented by the Massachusetts Bar Association and WBZ Call for Action.

Volunteer lawyers from the Mass. Bar Association will be at the WBZ studios to field phone calls from 7 to 9 p.m. from Bay State residents who have legal concerns or problems. The legal advice is provided at no charge as a public service. The Ask A Lawyer phone number is (617) 787-7070.

Callers gets a busy signal, should hang up and try again. Normal telephone charges will apply.