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Virginia Free Legal Answers
This free service, which connects eligible Virginians to licensed attorneys online, is periodically available to all residents in need of advice and counsel related to issues stemming from natural disasters.
Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service connects you to a lawyer for a half-hour consultation for $35. After some natural disasters, the VLRS hosts an emergency services hotline allowing those affected by a natural disaster to speak to an attorney about their emergency legal needs for free.
Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Clients’ Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death
Independent Risk Manager for the Virginia State Bar
- For Virginia lawyers with concerns or questions about the day-to-day practice of law.
Emergency and Disaster Legal Services Manual (pdf)
The Virginia Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program
Formerly Lawyers Helping Lawyers, this organization provides free, confidential, non-disciplinary help to Virginia's legal professionals and their families struggling with substance abuse, addiction, depression, stress and anxiety, and other mental health issues. 24-Hour Help Line: 1-877-545-4682.
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American Bar Association Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness
American Bar Association Formal Opinion 482 on Ethical Obligations Related to Disasters
National Disaster Legal Aid
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