Uncompahgre Volunteer Legal Aid

What We Do

Since 1986, UVLA has given under-served and low-income residents of Montrose, Delta, Ouray, Gunnison, Hinsdale, and San Miguel counties the resources to resolve legal issues and remove themselves and their children from unsafe situations. We provide a wide range of free services including: one-on-one consultation, pro se assistance and support, mediation, and pro bono representation. See our full range of services.

How We Do It

Our staff consists of an Executive Director and an Intake Coordinator who serve our community with enormous help from volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and court staff. We give clients the agency and knowledge to move forward confidently and make the decisions that are best for themselves and their families, regardless of their ability to hire an attorney. In doing so, we increase the community knowledge-base on how to deal with legal issues and help to break generational cycles of instability. UVLA receives funding from local governments, bar associations, and community foundations in order to keep our services free.

Financial eligibility for applicants is determined by federal poverty guidelines.

Call us at (970)249-7202 and we’ll conduct a short interview to help us determine if you qualify for the next step.

UVLA’s Core Values

  • INTEGRITY – we are honest, ethical and accountable in our endeavors.
  • PROFESSIONALISM – we pursue excellence with our creative, courageous and zealous local volunteer attorneys.
  • TEAMWORK – we value our diverse strengths, we cooperate with our clients, staff and community justice partners.
  •  COMPASSION – we are caring, empathetic and respectful.

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Full List Of Services

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