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Legal Aid is holding a Free Legal Aid Phone Clinic for residents of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush and Shelby counties on Tuesday, May 9.

The phone clinic will be conducted from 3 to 5:30 p.m., but people seeking legal consultation must register by calling Legal Aid at 812-378-0358 on Tuesday, May 9, between 12 pm and 2 pm. A volunteer attorney will return calls to registered individuals between 3 and 5:30 p.m. Individuals must be available between 3 and 5:30 p.m. to answer a call from an attorney.

The Legal Aid Clinic and Pro Bono Program uses local volunteer attorneys offering free legal consultations to low-income individuals whom might not otherwise be able to afford the counsel of an attorney to provide legal advice and assistance, furthering equal access to justice.

People calling the Legal Aid Phone Clinic can expect to receive a brief consultation to answer general and eviction questions, offer legal information, or to receive other limited pro se assistance or advice, over the phone.

Legal Aid will be offering additional Phone clinics throughout the service region. The next Legal Aid Phone Clinic is on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. with the same registration requirements and time frame.

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