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/HJDO,VVXHV Most law is state-specific. Most common legal problems are governed by the law in the state where you live or where the problem occurred. When looking for legal help, make sure the information you find applies to your state or that the lawyer or other service provider is qualified to work in your state.

The American Bar Association has a web site with guidelines about free legal services and links to directories of legal aid offices and pro-bono programs. Go to

The Virginia Bar Association has a program called Virginia Lawyers Serving Veterans. Go to or call 804-644-0041.

Legal Services or Legal Aid offices have staff lawyers who provide free legal help. Look in the yellow pages for a local legal aid office or check online for the program nearest you.


William & Mary Law School The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic William & Mary Law School P.O. Box 8795 Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795 757-221-7443

George Mason University Law School Veterans Clinic 3301 Fairfax Drive, MS1 G3

Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 703-993-8214

Fax: 703-993-9540


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