The Alaska Legal Services Corporation Elder Law Project is a legal assistance program for Alaska residents who are at least 60 years of age. Each year our attorneys help hundreds of seniors and their caregivers in Alaskan communities.
The Project provides legal assistance and advice, community education, representation in court and administrative hearings, referrals, and training on legal issues. Alaskans over the age of 60 are usually provided assistance without regard to income, although a priority is placed on providing assistance to seniors in social or economic need.
If you are in a hospital or a nursing home, or if you are homebound for medical reasons, home visits may be arranged. ALSC will try to provide information and referrals for legal problems that we cannot directly provide aid for. We do not handle personal injury cases, or other cases for money damages.
WHAT WE DO FOR ELIGIBLE SENIORS
ALSC may be able to help clients with the following problems: