US Armed Forces Legal Services Project

Program Description

The RI Bar Association US Armed Forces Legal Services Project is specifically designed to provide those serving in the military, eligible veterans, and their families with legal assistance. Volunteer attorneys directly represent military personnel in critically needed areas of civil law.


  • Direct legal representation of military personnel, veterans, and families in areas of civil law.
  • Cases can include family law, probate issues, landlord/tenant, real estate, contracts, consumer, bankruptcy, collections, employment, immigration/naturalization, and income tax.
  • Cases may not involve initiation of a law suit.
  • Services are provided pro bono by volunteer lawyers.


  • Current active duty, Reserve, and National Guard members and their families. -OR-
  • Retired service members and their families. -OR-
  • Service-connected veterans and their families.

Contact Info

115 Cedar St
Providence, RI 02903

About RI Bar Association

Founded in 1898, the objectives of the Rhode Island Bar Association are to uphold and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and the Constitution and laws of Rhode Island and to maintain ... MORE