About the Service

The State-guaranteed Legal Aid Service 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 appointment 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 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.

The headquarters of State-guaranteed Legal Aid Service is established in Vilnius and has regional departments in Kaunas, Klaipėda, Panevėžys and Šiauliai.

  Work hours of the office in Vilnius (Odminių Street 3):

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 8:00 - 17:00
Fridays 8:00 - 15:45
Lunch break 12:00 - 12:45

Contact by telephone: +370 700 00 211
Address of the Service: Odminių g. 3, LT-01122 Vilnius
E-mail: [email protected]

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Last updated: 01-06-2022