Resources for Victims of Substance Impaired Driving

Assistance for Legal Issues

Many people dealing with the consequences of a substance impaired driving crash need legal advice or assistance to navigate the civil or criminal justice systems, to understand what their

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rights are as victims of crime, or to bring a suit against the offending party. However, it can be difficult to find an attorney to represent them. The State Bar Association may be able to provide a referral for legal aid services in- state. They will often also have listings for attorneys who provide different types of legal expertise, such as personal injury, family law, etc. In addition, many communities offer pro bono legal assistance via legal aid clinics. And some universities with law schools often manage their own pro bono clinics. Check with your local universities to see if such assistance is available. Another resource to be aware of is the National Crime Law Institute, which may


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