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Free legal support services now available to Illinois veterans

Rock Island Dispatch Argus - November 29th, 2017

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Illinois veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and their dependents will be able to access free legal help for consumer, housing and family law issues through a statewide hotline and network of legal support services launched earlier this month, according to state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island. “There is a great need

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Attorneys launch free legal network for veterans in Illinois

WPSD 6 NBC - November 9th, 2017

The Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network is the first-ever statewide hotline of attorneys offering legal support services for military members. All you have to do is dial 855-452-3526. Military members can call to talk to an attorney about discharge upgrades, benefits appeals, and any kind of civil legal issues.

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Legal Aid Network for service members launched in IL

KFVS 12 CBS - November 9th, 2017

IL AFLAN is the first-ever statewide hotline and network of legal support services available to servicemen and women in the state. With nearly one million veterans and active-duty military in the state of Illinois, this legal aid applies to most of them.  

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New program provides legal aid to veterans

WSIL 3 ABC - November 9th, 2017

The new program will give the nearly one million active military veterans in Illinois and their families free legal help with military issues like discharge upgrades and benefits, as well as with civil matters, including family, housing and consumer issues.

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Statewide legal hotline debuts to aid veterans

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - November 7th, 2017

U.S. service members and veterans who are dealing with legal problems in Illinois can now take advantage of a new statewide legal aid hotline and support network that is launching today. Potential clients can call (855) 452-3526 to get in touch with attorneys affiliated with the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network, a collection of legal aid clinics that are receiving state funding to provide pro bono legal services to Illinois veterans, active duty military personnel, National Guard reservists and their dependents.

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