Eligible clients at One Place Family Justice Center may receive free legal assistance and representation for a variety of civil legal needs that are related to their safety and flowing from issues of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, stalking, child or elder abuse.
Legal Assistance Provided by Legal Services Alabama and Family Violence Clinic - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Services are subject to Income Eligibility Guidelines.
Type of Cases Considered
Protection from Abuse (PFA) and Elder Abuse Protection Orders
Bankruptcy and Collection Defense
Evictions and Foreclosures
Public Benefits (Food Stamps, Unemployment Compensation, SSI)
Limitation of Services
Damages or Injury Lawsuits
Job Discrimination Cases
Lawsuits Against Another Person or
Business for Money, etc.
Income Eligibility Guidelines
Legal Services Alabama generally has strict financial limitations for clients whose cases they can consider for representation and cannot represent clients whose household income exceeds 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Legal Services Alabama has special grants to assist vulnerable populations that are not income-based such as elder grants to assist clients age sixty and over.