Residents of Northern Virginia who are low income can obtain legal assistance for a variety of legal matters including court appearances, subpoenas, depositions, child custody, landlord tenant, and many other legal situations.
The Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is a non-profit public interest law firm providing free legal assistance. They provide free, high-quality legal advocacy and information for elderly, disabled, and low-income individuals and families who face the loss of a critical need, such as personal safety, income, housing, medical benefits, education, or family stability
LSNV provides services in a variety of substantive civil legal areas, including: family law, housing law, elder law, public benefits claims, access to health care, child advocacy, employment and civil rights law, consumer law and AIDS/HIV issues.
Staff and volunteers provide legal advice, brief service, and representation in administrative hearings and in court, as well as community legal education, and advocacy before local and state governmental entities, all without charge to clients.
The link that follows provides the list of locations throughout Northern Virginia where there are LSNV offices.