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Complaints form (PDF) To submit a complaint or concern about a lawyer providing legal aid services, please download the PDF form to your computer or network drive, then open and fill it using Adobe Acrobat Reader. After filling the form, please send it as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Complaints form (PDF) To submit a complaint or concern about a lawyer providing legal aid services, please download the PDF form to your computer or network drive, then open and fill it using Adobe Acrobat Reader. After filling the form, please send it as an email attachment to email@example.com. Complaints form (PDF)To make a complaint or voice a concern about a legal clinic, please contact the clinic directly and follow their complaints process. 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