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Homeless HELP Clinic - Birmingham

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
8:30 am CDT10:00 am CDT
Pathways Day Center<br>409 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd., N.<br>Birmingham, AL 35203

What: Free Legal Aid from Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 8:30-10 a.m.

Who: Women and Children Experiencing Homelessness

You Can Get Help With

  • ID and Driver’s License

  • Evictions

  • Collections

  • Guardianships

  • Wills

  • Divorce

  • Child Support

  • Visitation/Custody

  • Other legal issues

Financial Guidelines

Our program is for low-income individuals. You will be accepted into the program if you cannot afford an attorney. You will be asked questions about your income at check-in.

Federal Government Citizenship Requirement

At check-in, you will sign an attestation affirming that you are a United States Citizen or are in the country legally. This requirement is waived if you are a domestic violence victim.

Common Questions

Q: Will I be assigned a volunteer attorney to handle my case?

A: Most likely no. The lawyers you meet with are volunteering only for the time of the clinic. However, in some cases, we will try and find a volunteer attorney to represent you.

Q: Can I come to a HELP Clinic more than once?

A: Yes. You may visit as many times as you need in order to resolve your legal issue.

Q: Am I entitled to a court-appointed attorney?

A: No. That is only for criminal cases and for termination of parental rights cases in Family Court, if the judge determines you are indigent.

Q: Can you waive my court fees?

A: No. We are not part of the court system and cannot waive court fees.

Q: Who is responsible for following up on my case?

A: Your case is your responsibility. You are responsible for attending court and follow-up.

  • LSC

    LSA is a grantee of the Legal Services Corporation.