Legal Assistance & Your Rights

Legal advice and representation by an attorney in non-criminal matters, such as home repair scams, powers of attorney and government benefits appeals.

“The staff at the LOA were polite and understanding of my life and problems.”

Legal & Advocacy Programs serve clients age 60 and over, who live in the 5th Planning District of Virginia, and are unable to qualify for Legal Aid Services or afford a private attorney. Clients may be provided with either information or case consultation. Issues include:

  • Power of Attorney documents, advanced medical directives
  • Public benefits, such as Medicaid
  • Living Wills.

There is no charge for these services. Donations are accepted. To find out more about these services, call LOA at (540) 345-0451.

For a list of Elder Law Attorneys in the area, click here.

The following entries are brief descriptions of the Elder Rights services we provide to our clients. For more complete information, please contact us at your convenience.


Educating and advocating for recipients of care in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in-home services.

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