Legal Advice Cleveland Ohio

Law Library staff can help you find and use legal materials from our library. However, we cannot give legal advice or advice. If you need legal advice or help finding a lawyer, the following organizations may be able to help. A partnership program of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless. Provides pro bono legal assistance to the homeless and vulnerable. Assists individuals with civil law matters, including driver`s license recovery, credit issues, record expungement, landlord-tenant issues, public benefits and family law. No walk-in appointment – must call. There is usually a waiting list. Potential customers are called as soon as possible. Free for those who qualify for LAS services. Areas of law include consumers, family, housing, education, employment, public services and immigration. Does NOT deal with criminal or traffic offences.

If you need help, call Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Tuesday or Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can also visit one of the offices on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. without an appointment. If you call or go to one of the offices, make sure you have all the documents about your legal problem. LAS will determine if you are financially eligible for their services and if your case is the type of case they handle. LAS will then advise you, make an appointment or refer you to a pro bono lawyer. The Cleveland office handles the majority of LAS cases in Cuyahoga County.

There are also LAS offices in Jefferson, Painesville and Elyria. For office addresses and phone numbers, click here. American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation 4506 Chester Avenue Cleveland, OH 44103-3621 Attention: Intake 216-482-2200 www.acluohio.org Legal aid provides justice and addresses the fundamental problems of low-income and vulnerable people by providing quality legal services. Cleveland Tenants Organization 5700 Broadway Cleveland, OH 44127 216-432-0617 www.clevelandtenants.org/ LRS serves as a bridge between the public and advocates in our community. Recommendation and initial consultation always free, but NO pro bono or discounted lawyers. No walk-in appointment. Call Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can also leave a voicemail or send an email using the Get a Recommendation online form. After a brief interview with an admissions specialist, you will receive the name and phone number of one of LRS`s member lawyers.

If you are deported, call the law firm. Neither you nor the lawyer are obliged to go any further – if the lawyer can help you and agrees to represent you, negotiate the lawyer`s fees as usual. If the lawyer cannot help you, please do not hesitate to contact LRS again for further references. A person facing civil law problems related to health, housing, family, money and work is in most cases not entitled to a court-appointed lawyer. Legal aid is working to fill this gap and help as many people as possible. LegalWorks is a non-profit organization that provides legal advice and support to qualified, low-income youth and adults in underserved communities. Areas of support focus on legal issues that prevent people from progressing in their lives, including deletions, sealing records, obtaining certificates of skilled employment, erasure of outstanding arrest warrants, reinstatement of driver`s licenses, and other selected legal issues. Pro Seniors Legal Hotline 800-488-6070 (all Ohio) OR 513-345-4160 (Cincinnati area) www.proseniors.org/legal-services/legal-hotline/ The jury is in: A study shows that civil justice assistance is life-changing by having long-lasting, long-term impacts that increase stability. Provides free legal information, advice, and referrals to Ohio residents 60 years of age and older, regardless of income or resources.

Call Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to speak with a front desk attendant. After a short interview, the admissions officer will make an appointment for you to speak to a lawyer. Then one of the lawyers at the legal hotline will call you to discuss your legal problem. If you have a legal issue that cannot be resolved over the phone, the Legal Helpline will attempt to direct you to an appropriate source for further assistance. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Clinics 216-687-3947 www.law.csuohio.edu/academics/clinics Under the strict supervision of experienced lawyers, students at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law serve the community and gain legal skills by practicing law. The clinics specialize in specific areas of law: civil procedure law, community defense law, environmental law, public law and order, and transaction law. Some clinics are litigation-oriented, meaning they cater to clients with legal issues that could potentially lead to a lawsuit or administrative hearing. Other clinics advise clients by doing research and legal counseling. Other clinics combine counselling, transactional work and litigation.

No walk-in appointment – must call. There is usually a waiting list. Potential customers are called as soon as possible. Save the Dream Ohio SavetheDreamnull@ohiohome.nullorg 888-404-4674 savethedream.ohio.gov/index.aspx Legal Services offers free first-come, first-served advice to people with civil law problems. The Legal Aid Society does not handle criminal matters or traffic offences. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Do you need legal advice or help now? Do you need an appointment on another day or at a different time? Visit legalworksneo.org for more information. Deals with cases where the government involves serious violations of civil liberties. No financial ability to take on a case.

However, as it is mainly funded by donations, it cannot accommodate all worthy cases and receives less than 30 cases per year. In most cases, it can`t be divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, or private work cases. If you need legal help, send a one-page letter summarizing your situation, accompanied by a stamped envelope, to the address above, or fill out an online complaint form. No walk-in service. No legal advice by phone, email or fax. When the ACLU Foundation takes over your case, there is no charge for their services.