We may be able to help you with your legal matter free of charge if you cannot afford an attorney. You can only receive legal help by visiting a Help Desk. No legal advice is provided by phone.
Call 911 if you are in a domestic violence situation and are in immediate danger. For additional safety help, contact the YWCA Domestic Violence Services 24-hours Crisis Line at 205-322-4878 or the statewide hotline at 1-800-650-6522.
The VLB family law program helps eligible clients with divorce, child support, custody, and other issues.
The VLB provides free legal help to qualified tenants and low-income homeowners in a variety of matters including unreturned security deposits, landlords’ failure to make repairs, deplorable living conditions, illegal evictions and foreclosures.
The VLB provides legal help to eligible clients being harassed by unfair collectors, having their wages garnished, or attempting to file small claims.
Pro bono attorneys can help low-income clients needing debtor relief including filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcies.
Counsel and advice is provided by the BBVLP to eligible clients for wills, advanced directives, and powers of attorney.
Helping homeless clients obtain identification so they can work and helping with other legal needs is a priority of the BBVLP.
The VLB is committed to prioritizing legal help to veterans through special legal clinics held every month at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Clinic.
If your case is in Federal Court and you cannot afford an attorney, the VLB may be able to help.
The VLB helps eligible inventors receive patents through the United States Patent Office.
The VLB is working with the City of Birmingham to quiet title for eligible citizens to acquire ownership of neglected side lots.