UVLA Civil Legal Assistance
UVLA provides a range of services based on our clients’ needs that include: advice, representation, mediation and negotiation. Each month, we also offer two free legal advice opportunities that can help clients represent themselves in family law cases. Below you will find a full list of services we provide. If you have any questions regarding your legal issues or to find out if we can help, please contact us.
UVLA cannot provide services for a variety of cases including criminal cases, fee generating cases (such as personal injury) or traffic disputes.
UVLA provides legal assistance in the following civil matters including:
- Public and subsidized housing eviction
- Landlord/tenant disputes
- Social Security eligibility and payments
- Disability benefits
- Domestic violence issues
- Dissolution of marriage
- Allocation of parental responsibilities
- Wills and estates
- Old-age pension
- Powers of attorney
- Access to Medicaid & Medicare
- Other insurance issues
- Public utility shut-offs
- Debt collection
We may be able to provide legal assistance in other areas – please contact us to find out whether you are eligible for our services and whether we can assist you with your particular case.
HOW TO USE OUR SERVICES
You may contact us by telephone or by filling out one of the online forms. If you contact us by telephone a short interview will be conducted to help us determine if you qualify. When using the online forms a staff member will contact you within 3 business days.
*Financial eligibility for applicants is determined by federal poverty guidelines. Seniors (60+) are eligible regardless of income for limited assistance.