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Where to Find Help

UPDATED November 21, 2016

Legal Assistance

Virginia

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Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify.  Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice.  Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties.  We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible.  You can click the blue “View All” button to look through the complete list of organizations.

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Hampton

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia - Peninsula Office
30 West Queens Way
Hampton, VA 23669
Hotline: 757- 827-5078 (Central intake phone number - to apply for help)
Phone: 757- 275-0080
Fax: 757- 275-0087
Web: http://www.laseva.org/
Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia (LASEV) helps low-income residents with various civil cases, including, but not limited to, the following: Divorce/Protective Orders; Custody/Visitation/Child Support; Landlord/Tenant Matters; SSI Appeals; Contracts and Warranties; Collections; Public Benefit Denials; Education; Powers of Attorney/Wills. (We do not offer legal assistance in criminal or traffic matters.)Serves the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of Gloucester, James City, Mathews, Middlesex, and York.

Henrico

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society - Richmond office
101 West Broad Street, Suite 101
Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: 804 648-1012
Phone: 800-868-1012 (Toll free)
Web: http://www.cvlas.org
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS) provides free civil legal services, including family law and domestic violence law services, to low-incoming people living in, or having problems arising in, the locations that it serves. You can see the areas of law they handle here: http://cvlas.org/our-services/. Serving: the city of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.

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