Free legal aid phone clinic planned


Legal Aid is conducting a free phone clinic for residents of their eight-county district from 3 to 5:30 p.m. June 23.

Preregistration is required by calling 812-378-0358 between noon and 1:30 p.m. on that date.

The program is for low-income residents and uses local attorneys who volunteer to offer legal consultations and advice.

Individuals can expect a 10-minute consultation to answer general questions, offer legal information or receive limited pro se assistance or advice over the phone.

A volunteer attorney will return a call to registered individuals between 3 and 5:30 p.m. Individuals must be available within that time frame to answer a call from an attorney.

Legal Aid will be offering additional phone clinics throughout the service region. The next clinic is July 7 with the same registration requirements and time frame.

Legal Aid is a nonprofit agency providing free civil legal services, lawyer referrals and domestic violence-related legal representation to low-income individuals in Pro Bono District I. Legal Aid serves Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush and Shelby counties.

Information: Kashmira Mehta at 812-314-2723

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