Legal Assistance for Veterans


Ahead of the Maricopa County Veteran StandDown, veterans in the Maricopa County area can access free legal assistance from February 15 to March 18, 2024. This program is provided by the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance.

Services Offered
Veterans can receive help with a wide range of legal issues, including:

  • Criminal matters
  • Estate planning: Wills and trusts
  • Family-related legal matters: Divorce, child and spousal support
  • Financial guidance: Bankruptcy and civil claims
  • Housing: Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Immigration issues
  • Marijuana expungement
  • Restoration of rights, VA disability, and military discharge issues

Accessing the Service
To access these services, veterans should contact Be Connected at 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387) Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm for an initial screening. After the initial screening, a follow-up call from the legal team will be arranged.

Maricopa County Veteran StandDown
Veterans in the Maricopa County area can access a variety of resources all in one place. Veterans are encouraged to attend and connect with other veterans, community leaders, and helpful resources.

  • Thursday, March 21 from 6:30 am – 3 pm
  • Friday, March 22 from 7 am – 2 pm

Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

In addition to these legal services, the Maricopa County Veteran StandDown event will offer resources related to:

  • Employment
  • Healthcare and mental wellness
  • Housing
  • Pet services
  • VA benefits & much more

For questions, concerns, or support with these and other situations, veterans can call the Be Connected support line at 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387) Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM Arizona time. If we are experiencing a high volume of calls, you may receive a recording. We encourage you to leave your name and number and our team will return the call within one business day.

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Special thanks to the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family for their partnership and support.

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