Low-Cost Legal Assistance for Seniors
TARCOG employs a full-time, licensed attorney to provide legal assistance to senior adults age 60 and over living in DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison and Marshall counties.
General Areas of Assistance
TARCOG’s attorney is available to assist clients with various legal issues including, but not limited to:
- Medicare and Medicaid Issues
- Income maintenance
- Long-term care
- Individual rights
- Consumer matters
- Powers of attorney and health directives
- Basic estate planning
If you have a question as to whether or not TARCOG can help with your particular case or legal matter, please contact the TARCOG legal department at 256-326-6078.
TARCOG’s attorney also provides community education to groups and organizations. To request a presentation, call 256-326-6078 or scroll to the Resources to Download section below and download the Request for Legal Presentation PDF form.
Legal Matters We Do Not Handle
- Criminal matters
- Filing bankruptcy
- Fee-generating cases
How TARCOG’s Legal Assistance Works
Please save and email your completed request form to email@example.com or mail your request to TARCOG: ATTN: LEGAL, P.O. Box 1087, Huntsville, AL 35805. We recommend that you encrypt any email containing personal information.
Scheduling Appointments for Legal Assistance
Appointments generally take place at the TARCOG office located in Huntsville.
Home and Facility Visits for Legal Assistance
Occasionally, home visits can be scheduled for people who receive services through Hospice, Home Health, Alabama Cares and Medicaid Waiver programs. Facility visits sometimes can be scheduled for seniors living in nursing homes.
To schedule a home or facility visit, the senior requesting the assistance should call 256-716-2442.