National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)
Legal Assistance - Veterans with Disabilities
PO Box 65762, Washington, DC, 20035-5762
Distance: 26 Miles
Legal aid program that offers legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals, typically in the areas of disability law, elder law and family law
Free or low cost legal services help people who are unable to afford a lawyer get access to the court system.
The Volunteer Lawyer Network and Lawyers Serving Warriors® program provides free legal representation to veterans and active duty personnel through a national network of major law firms and corporate legal departments.
Assistance may be available for the following topics:
* Discharge upgrades for veterans from all eras
* Combat Related Special Compensation applications
* Applications to Boards for Correction of Military Records for veterans who were wrongfully discharged for personality disorder or adjustment disorder
* Applications to Boards for Correction of Military Records for veterans who wish to obtain disability retirement
* VA denials of service-connection for PTSD due to military sexual trauma
* Applications for an increase in the military disability rating to attain a permanent disability retirement
* Representation to service members being processed through the Integrated Disability Evaluation System
Client Information and Specialization
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FT-3200General Legal Aid Definition
Programs that provide legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in routine legal matters, usually in the area of bankruptcy, housing, public benefits, family law, elder law or immigration/naturalization.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.