Seneca County Juvenile Court docket partners with Funds College Law University to present totally free legal services

Tiffin, Ohio — Choose Jay A. Meyer and the Seneca County Juvenile Courtroom have introduced an interesting new partnership with the Capital College Legislation Faculty Family & Youth Law Centre Helpline to supply cost-free authorized companies to qualifying Seneca County inhabitants in specific relatives regulation related matters.

The Software utilizes the talents of attorneys, as well as regulation student legal interns performing beneath their supervision, to aid qualifying people searching for facts relating to relatives law matters.

The Helpline presents information and facts, steerage, and coaching for professional se litigants (folks symbolizing by themselves in Court docket). Helpline staffers will explain goals, demonstrate lawful concepts, and clarify the authorized process for callers. They will also assist callers with getting, properly completing, and filing correct kinds. Helpline attorneys will not represent clients, but will as a substitute present the authorized steering to assist events improved signify themselves.

To qualify, interested Seneca County inhabitants will have to meet up with the pursuing requirements:

  • Caller has a home revenue at or down below 150% of Federal Poverty Pointers for family dimension, or
  • Caller has a disabling affliction for which he/she gets Social Safety Disability Insurance, or Supplemental Safety Profits, or
  • Caller is 65 or more mature.

Calls to the helpline are to relate to problems of family members regulation and the callers are not to have a conflict of fascination with other callers to the Helpline.

Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Choose Jay Meyer is happy to assistance make these authorized providers readily available free of charge of demand to qualifying Seneca County residents.

“I am so enthusiastic to associate with the Funds University Regulation School Loved ones and Youth Law Center to give absolutely free entry to high-quality family members regulation-linked authorized services to professional se litigants who lack the methods they require to efficiently stand for by themselves in Courtroom. I am self-assured that this Software will not only help quite a few professional se litigants handle family members lawful matters additional proficiently, but it will also assistance expedite the movement of lawful matters as a result of our Courtroom and consequence in an improvement in over-all judicial efficiency. Our mission is to serve our local community, and I am self-assured that this partnership will support us continue on to do just that,” Meyer reported.

The Helpline is staffed Monday via Friday, apart from for Nationwide Holiday seasons, and those recognized by Funds University. Qualifying Seneca County citizens fascinated in utilizing this service should really contact (614)-236-7236. Much more information is also obtainable at

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