WHNT News 19’s popular Legal Action Line answers more than 160 questions during 3-hour event

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to help you get answers to your legal questions with our annual Legal Action Line.

More than two dozen attorneys with the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association volunteered their time to field your legal questions on Tuesday.

"We were able to kind of direct them to lawyer referral services and things like that, and hopefully, make a difference," said attorney Clay Martin.

From injury claims to will issues, the lawyers helped callers take what can be a nerve-wracking first step in the right direction.

"If you don't deal with them regularly, it's sometimes intimidating, and so this kind of breaks down the intimidation barriers, which is a good thing," said Martin.

This continues to be a very popular Action Line in the past — the phones often don’t stop ringing as people call in with a variety of questions.  Local lawyers provided guidance on a number of topics, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child support
  • Consumer/debt collection
  • Personal injury
  • Social Security collection
  • Wills/estate law/powers of attorney
  • Real estate/property issues
  • Evictions
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Other topics

In total, the lawyers manning the Legal Action Line fielded more than 160 questions during the three-hour event. Thanks to the lawyers in the Tennessee Valley who volunteer to help make this a success every year.

If you need legal help, and you qualify for assistance, you can find help here, here or here.

DISCLAIMER: Topics discussed during LEGAL ACTION LINE are general in nature and do not create an attorney-client relationship. To discuss the aspects of your legal needs, it is recommended you contact an attorney directly.  You can find a local lawyer through the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association – visit huntsvillebar.org.