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Legal aid organizes a free telephone clinic

Legal Aid is running a free legal aid phone clinic for MLK Day for residents of their eight-county district, including Shelby, on Monday, January 17. The telephone clinic will take place from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and registration is required between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

The legal aid clinic and pro bono program use local volunteer lawyers, offering free legal consultations to low-income people for the provision of legal advice and assistance to promote equal access to legal aid. justice within our communities who otherwise could not afford the lawyer. of a lawyer.

People who call the Legal Aid Phone Clinic can expect a brief consultation to answer general questions, offer legal information, or receive other limited professional help or advice over the phone.

People seeking legal advice should register by calling Legal Aid at 812-378-0358 on Monday, January 17, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. A volunteer lawyer will return calls to registrants between 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm Individuals must be available between 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm to answer a lawyer call.

Legal Aid will provide additional telephone clinics throughout the service area. The next Legal Aid Telephone Clinic will be held on Tuesday February 8 with the same registration requirements and the same schedule.


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