Justice for all
There can be no equal justice where the
kind of trial a man gets depends on the
amount of money he has.

– U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black (1964)

Each case is different, but you should apply for services if you can answer YES to each of the following:

YES, apply for services –
if your household has a low income. Depending on your individual circumstances, you may be eligible if your gross family income is below 200% of the federal poverty level.

YES, apply for services –
if you live in — or have a legal problem in — one of the following:
Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise or Wythe Counties
the Cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton or Radford.

YES, apply for services –
if Legal Aid can help you with your type of legal problem.

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SVLAS will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law, against any person applying for employment or assistance from the program, or against any person employed by the program.

Legal Aid does not provide advice or representation about criminal issues and cannot help with a traffic ticket.

There are three ways to apply: online, by phone, or direct from your smartphone. Find out how.