Veterans and Military Legal

Below you will find a resources that provide helpful information on legal aid for veterans. You can also find details on how to seek assistance or aid from a lawyer, if needed.

National

 

Stateside Legal

http://statesidelegal.org/

This is a national website with legal aid for veterans/military personnel and their families.

 

National Veterans Legal Services Program

http://www.nvlsp.org/what-we-do/lawyers-serving-warriors/assistance-with...

This organization allows you to request assistance with discharge upgrades for veterans from all eras.

 

American Bar Association Operation Home Front Information Center

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_services/milvets/aba_home_front/

The Information Center from the American Bar Association has easy-to-understand info about many legal issues that military families face everyday.

 

 

Additional Resources

Legal Advice:

TN Free Legal Answers

If you are in Tennessee, the website, Free Legal Answers,  allows you to ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue at no cost.  It is fast and easy, and all you need is a computer. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer. 

How it works: 

  • You will answer a few questions to see if you qualify for their service. If you qualify, you will have the option to create an account.
  • Then, you can ask their volunteer attorneys a non-criminal legal question.
  • Once your question receives a response, you will get an email. You will need to sign into the website to read your response and ask any additional questions.

Visit https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/ to sign up.

Find Representation:

Statewide Directory

The Statewide Directory provides information regarding Legal Aid Attorneys and other agencies by county in Tennessee.

 

Hometown Support:

Legal Help for Our Military

http://www.tba.org/info/hometown-support-legal-help-for-our-military

At this link, you can find Pro bono legal help from the Tennessee Bar Association and Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to help you.

 

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