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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a lawyer to complete the appeal process?

You have the right to represent yourself or have a lawyer, family member, or friend represent you at the Administrative Review and or at the Fair Hearing.

If you would like to talk to a lawyer who will represent you for free, you can call any of the following places to see if they can help you. There is no guarantee that you will be able to get legal help. Even if you do not get legal help, there will still be a Fair Hearing held and a decision made.

Bread for the City Legal Clinic
1525 Seventh Street, NW
(202) 265-2400

Bread for the City Legal Clinic
1640 Good Hope Road, SE
(202) 561-8587

Neighborhood Legal Services
1213 Good Hope Road
(202) 678-2000

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
1331 H St. NW Suite 350
(202) 628-1161

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Suite LL-1
(202) 628-1161

Legal Counsel for the Elderly
(for people age 60 and older)
Building A, 4th Floor
601 E St. NW
(202) 434-2120

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia Friendship Baptist Church,
900 Delaware Ave., SW
(202) 628-1161

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
1200 U Street, NW
(202) 328-5500

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