About the Service
The State-Guaranteed Legal Aid Service of Vilnius is a state budgetary institution tasked with the examination of applications of individuals and decision-making in relation to the provision of secondary legal aid. The Service is responsible for the selection of lawyers and for contracts with lawyers. It co-ordinates the provision of secondary legal aid, receives applications of persons to compensate for the damage caused by violent offences, and consults municipal institutions on the issues of provision of primary legal aid.
The territory of activities of the State-Guaranteed Legal Aid Service of Vilnius matches the territory covered by Vilnius Regional Court and includes Vilnius city, Vilnius district, Elektrėnai, Šalčininkai district, Širvintos district, Švenčionys district, Trakai and Ukmergė district municipalities.
The mission of the Service is to ensure state aid for persons unable to exercise their rights to judicial defence due to their social situation so that everybody has equal opportunities to seek justice.
Office hours of the Service:
|Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays||8:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesdays||8:00 - 19:00|
|Fridays||8:00 - 15:45|
|Lunch break||12:00 - 12:45|
Contact by telephone: (8-5) 2647 480
Address of the Service: Odminių g. 3, LT-01122 Vilnius
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Informacija atnaujinta: 2013-01-29