Many state bar associations provide referral services for individuals or families looking for a lawyer to help them. Families might consider contacting the lawyer referral services and specifically asking if the service can provide the caller with a referral to an attorney who is familiar with the issues involved in estate planning for families with a disabled family member. The following is the general contact information for lawyer referral services in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Virginia State Bar Lawyer Referral Service:
District of Columbia Bar:
Maryland State Bar:
Referrals are handled at the county bar level and a list of contact information for the county bars is available: