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UPDATED June 3, 2011

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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

If you are a victim of abuse, you may want to ask the Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service whether or not they screen for lawyers who are experienced in handling domestic violence cases.  For a suggested list of questions to ask regarding the lawyer’s fees and experience when interviewing an attorney, go to our Choosing and Working with a Lawyer page.

Connecticut Bar Association
30 Bank Street
PO Box 350
New Britain , CT 06050-0350
Phone: (860)223-4400
Fax: (860)223-4488
Web: http://www.ctbar.org/

Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund
135 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06105-3701
Phone: (860) 247.6090
Phone: (860) 524.0601
Web: http://www.cwealf.org
Email: cwealf@cwealf.org
CWEALF’s Legal Education Program is a unique program that provides individuals with information regarding family and employment law, and educational equity through Information & Referral Service (I&R) and community education. As part of the Legal Education Program, CWEALF operates an Information & Referral (I&R) Service to provide legal information and referrals on issues related to family, education and employment law.

Fairfield Bar Association
970 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905
Fairfield County
Phone: (203) 327-7041
Fax: (203) 327-0413
Web: http://www.fairfieldbar.com/
Email: fcba@conversent.net

Hartford County Bar Asssociation Lawyer Referral Service
100 Pearl St, 4th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 525-6052
Web: http://www.hartfordbar.org/index.html

Web: http://www.ilawyer.com
iLawyer is a national network of non-profit Lawyer Referral Services operated by local Bar Associations - all meeting American Bar Association (ABA) standards. An affordable 30-minute consultation is included with every referral.

New Haven Bar Association
PO Box 1441
New Haven, CT 06506-1441
Phone: (203) 562-9652
Phone: (203) 562-5750 Lawyer Referral Service
Fax: (203) 624-8695
Web: http://www.newhavenbar.org/
Modest Means Reduced Fee Referral Program - (203) 562-0162

New London Bar Association
P.O. Box 97
Yantic, CT 06389
New London County
Phone: 860-889-9384
Web: http://www.nlcba.org/

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