The mission of the Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program is to promote equal access to justice through the delivery of pro bono legal services to low income citizens in Madison County and to promote volunteerism among Madison County attorneys.
The Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program accepts clients who are residents of Madison County or have cases pending in Madison County court. Generally, our clients have a household income no greater than 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. No fee-generating, traffic court, or criminal cases are accepted. Help may be available for the following types of cases:
- Garnishments/Debt issues
- Divorce and Protection from Abuse actions
- Civil lawsuits
- Food stamp denials
- SSI Terminations
- Unemployment Compensation denials
- Wills and Estates
Current MCVLP Membership
The MCVLP has an active Board of Directors and a strong partnership with the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association. In addition, the MCVLP is supported by a Pro Bono Task Force of 12 local attorneys.
Since January 2009, the number of volunteer attorneys working in conjunction with the MCVLP has grown by more than 50 percent. We are planning continued growth in the coming months and years.