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Veterans Legal Services Clinic Intake Form

 

Instructions

  • In order to be considered for the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, you must fill out this intake form in its entirety. A representative from the clinic will contact you over the following weeks.
  • If you and your spouse/partner would both like to request an appointment, you both must complete this intake form.
  • If you have questions, you may email the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (804) 786-2071.
  • You may also download this intake form and return it by mail to:
              Office of the Attorney General
              Veterans Legal Services Clinic
              202 North Ninth Street
              Richmond, Virginia 23219
  • Space is limited, apply today!

Attention: Before completing the Veterans Legal Services Clinic Intake Form, you must agree to the following Terms, Conditions, and Disclaimer. 

Terms, Conditions, and Disclaimer

  • The content provided on this form is for information purposes only and is not legal advice. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. By using this form, you expressly agree that there is no attorney-client relationship between you and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic (Clinic), its participating attorneys, the Virginia Office of the Attorney General (OAG), the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), the Virginia State Bar (VSB), or any other affiliated organization.
  • All transmissions to and from the OAG, DVS, and the VSB, including, but not limited to, use of the Clinic online intake form cannot be guaranteed to be secure. Further, the OAG and associated organizations and persons cannot guarantee the security of your information or the storage of information. By agreeing to these terms you agree to hold the OAG, DVS, and the VSB harmless for any and all loss or disclosure of information transmitted online.
  • I agree that my relationship with the attorney who prepares my documents will terminate upon completion of the documents and there will be no ongoing representation or relationship. Additionally, I agree that the representation only extends to the preparation of the will, power of attorney, and advance medical directive.
  • No lawyer or law firm involved in the Clinic has performed a conflict search on your name or your spouse's or partner's name. If you are aware of any legal proceeding involving you and your Clinic attorney, please alert the attorney at the beginning of your Clinic appointment so that the attorney may arrange for another attorney to meet with you.
  • All discussions with an attorney will be kept confidential.
  • The OAG, DVS, the VSB, and the attorney who works with you to draft your documents will NOT keep copies of your will or other estate planning documents. Thus, it is up to you to keep your original documents in a safe, secure place.
  • You should understand that significant legal rights may be affected by having a married couple attend the same Clinic appointment. You and your spouse/partner have the option to both seek independent counsel regarding your estate plan.
  • Attorneys participating in the Clinic only advise veterans and their spouses/partners who submit this intake form and are accepted to participate in the Clinic, not beneficiaries or related individuals.
  • Some individuals need complex plans that may require assistance beyond what is available in this program. The attorney assigned to work with you will advise you if a referral is necessary in your case.
  • Any claim relating to use of this form or participation in the Clinic shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. Any dispute or other legal action concerning the Clinic shall be brought solely in the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond, Virginia.
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Veterans Legal Services Clinic

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is committed to supporting veterans who have risked their lives to protect the freedom Virginians and Americans enjoy each and every day. He is proud to announce the Office of the Attorney General’s very first pro bono veterans legal services clinic to help veterans create important legal documents including:

  • Wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Advance medical directives

The clinics, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services and the Virginia State Bar, are available to veterans and their partners. 

Registration

REGISTRATION FORM

To learn more about Attorney General Herring’s veteran initiatives, click here.

Veterans Legal Services Clinic pictures of the Attorney General Mark Herring signing wills and other legal documents for veterans that attended the clinic.

Qualifications

  • In order to participate, you must be a veteran or the spouse/partner of a veteran.
  • You must have a DD214 (Report of Separation or some other official document evidencing military service).
  • You must be a Virginia resident.
  • This program is designed to offer simple Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives – it is not designed to provide tax, estate or succession planning.
  • Your income, assets, expenses and geographic location must demonstrate that you do not have access to readily available attorney representation for estate planning and are therefore eligible to receive pro bono (free) legal services.

Instructions

  • In order to be considered for the clinic, you must fill out the questionnaire in its entirety (link below). A representative from the clinic will contact you over the following weeks.
  • All clinics are appointment only (no walk ups) and will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis
  • If you and your spouse/partner would both like to request an appointment, you must both complete intake questionnaires
  • Please bring photo ID and DD214 (or some other official document evidencing military service) to your appointment
  • You may also download a questionnaire and return it by mail to:
    Office of the Attorney General - Veterans Legal Services Clinic
    202 North Ninth Street
    Richmond, VA  23219
  • Space is limited, apply today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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