Alpine Legal Services works to ensure fairness and access to the Courts regardless of how much money someone has. Alpine Legal Services offers a variety of civil legal services for individuals in western Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin County. For many people, the court system can be bewildering, frightening, and seemingly inaccessible. Without legal knowledge, familiarity, training and resources, individuals are not able to assert their rights and ensure that their basic needs are met. Alpine Legal Services seeks to provide crime victims, seniors, youth and individuals desperately trying to preserve and protect their housing, health and family with information, direction and representation, as they navigate through the legal process.
“Equal justice under the law is not merely a caption on the façade of the Supreme Court building, it is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society…it is fundamental that justice should be the same, in substance and availability, without regard to economic status.” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, Jr.