Places that Help: Virginia
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.
Alexandria Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
The Alexandria Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service is a legal consultation service. For a fee of $55, paid to the Service in advance, clients receive a referral for a 30-minute appointment with an Alexandria Bar Association attorney who works in the client’s particular area of need. They offer a 24-hour, online fully automated referral system at: https://alexandria.barlrs.com
Fairfax Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 216
Fairfax, VA 22030
The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is a non-profit public service of the Fairfax Bar Association and meets the American Bar Association standards for lawyer referral services. The LRS program was designed to assist those who are able to pay normal attorney fees but whose ability to locate legal representation is frustrated by a lack of experience with the legal system, a lack of information about the type of services needed or a fear of the potential costs of seeing an attorney. You will be charged $40 for a 30-minute consultation with a lawyer. Serving the Northern Virginia area.
Virginia State Bar Lawyer Referral Service
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
If you think you have a problem that may require the services of a lawyer, the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service will refer you to a lawyer in good standing. You will pay $35 for a 30-minute consultation. Serves the whole state of Virginia.
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