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  • November 26
    The Georgia Legal Services Program is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide civil legal services for persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty. 
  • November 26
    Mid-MN Legal Aid serves Minnesotans in the 20 counties of central Minnesota, including Hennepin, from offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar. Legal Aid serves seniors in the additional counties of Anoka, Cass, Crow Wing, Kanabec, Pine and Wadena counties, and offers statewide services to people with disabilities on issues associated with disabilities.
  • November 26
    VLNDC is a network of legal service providers in DC that provide legal assistance to victims of crime in DC. The network provides victims of crime with access to 16 different legal service organizations that can provide legal help in a variety of issues including (but not limited to) family law, immigration, and crime victims’ rights. When a victim contacts VLNDC, the organization strives to connect the victim to any member organizations that may be able to assist them with their pending legal needs. If the network cannot assist them, it provides the victim with other resources to explore. 
  • November 26
    For over fifty years, the Montana Legal Services Association has helped ensure fairness for all in Montana’s justice system by providing civil, non-criminal legal services to low income Montanans living in all 56 Montana counties and on all Tribal Reservations.
  • May 11
    Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm with a rich and deeply respected history of advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations.  LSLA is the fourth largest free legal aid provider in the United States serving approximately 60,000 square miles, one-third of Texas, including 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and also four counties of southwest Arkansas.
  • April 28
    The mission of the Legal Aid Society is to protect and strengthen families by providing equal access to justice for our most vulnerable citizens, including those who are impoverished, the elderly and victims of domestic violence.
  • April 28

    Since 1929, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles has provided civil legal services to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County.

  • March 30

    The Alaska Institute for Justice (formerly Alaska Immigration Justice Project) is a nonprofit agency that provides low-cost immigration legal assistance to immigrants and refugees in all immigration applications including citizenship, permanent resident status, work permits, asylum, family-based petitions and immigration petitions for immigrant victims of  domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. 

  • February 18
    The VictimConnect Resource Center is a place for crime victims to learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately. A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, it combines a helpline, an online chat, and web-based information and service referrals.
  • October 24
    Victims often need attorneys to protect their rights during the civil cases.  Anytime a victim is seeking an attorney (s)he will want to interview that attorney to ensure it is a good fit.  Some questions to ask as you consider retaining an attorney can be found here.
  • October 24

    You have legal rights in a criminal case, and whether you choose to represent yourself, retain an attorney to represent your interests, or rely on the prosecuting attorney to assist you is a personal decision. If you decide to retain an attorney, be prepared to interview prospective attorneys to ensure that you’ll find a professional who is a good fit for you—someone with whom you feel comfortable, someone who respects your views, and someone who will be a strong advocate for you. Below are some tips on finding and interviewing an attorney.

  • February 25
    The ABA’s website has links to many local and state bar associations which maintain lists of attorneys who may be able to represent victims in civil cases.
  • February 25
    The American Bar Association’s Findlegalhelp.org website will guide you to a list of resources in your state, including pro bono legal representation for victims in civil cases.
  • February 25
    LawHelp.org assists low and moderate income people in finding free legal aid programs in their communities and answers to questions about their legal rights.  LawHelp’s website has referrals to resources for each state, including a mix of self-help resources and links to pro bono attorneys.
  • October 26
    Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center advocates for victims in state and federal court in Colorado by providing pro bono legal representation and social service support to these victims.
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