Call your state/county bar association and seek a referral. Unfortunately, like nurses, barbers, and other professionals, lawyers expect to be paid for their efforts and you lack of finances makes taking no retainer a big risk for the attorney. Many offer free consultations, and many attorneys will be willing to work out payment schedules. Also, law schools sometimes run legal clinics that take on cases.
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I definitely agree that you should contact your local bar association to see if they can give you a good referral. If you are veteran, you may consider looking for help through a Veteran's Legal clinic in the area. The previous answer suggesting a law student aid clinic is also a good option.
I wish you the best of luck.