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Ohio Legal Help Launches Stalking CPO Form Assistant

The stalking and sexually oriented offense protection order tool on OhioLegalHelp.org was developed in partnership with the Supreme Court of Ohio through a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant.
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Legally Informed: Class-Action Lawsuits and Settlements

If you receive a letter or email inviting you to join a class-action lawsuit to receive a settlement, you may have questions and wonder what to do next. This blog answers some common questions about class-action lawsuits and settlements.

Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and this year we asked our Board, Advisory Committee, and team members to tell us what it means to them.

Legally Informed: Scams to Watch Out for in 2024

Artificial intelligence tools and other new technology makes it challenging for consumers to spot a scam when it happens to them. There are several scams to watch out for this year, and it’s important to talk about these with your friends and family.

A Personal Approach to Innovation: A Letter from Susan Choe

Executive Director Susan Choe reflects on 2023 and what the Ohio Legal Help team, partners and Ohio families have been able to accomplish over the last year.

Legally Informed: Is Marijuana Legal in Ohio?

Ohio voters passed Issue 2 on November 7, 2023, which is a self-initiating statute that goes into effect 30 days after passage or on December 7, 2023. However, this does not mean that non-medical marijuana is legal on December 7.

Legally Informed: Representing yourself in court

Representing yourself in court is your chance to present your case and make sure your voice is heard, but it can be intimidating. There are some common things to consider as you prepare for court. 

Legally Informed: My family member has been arrested

If your family member has been arrested, it can be overwhelming and upsetting, but there are steps you can take to help the family member and yourself. You may be the first line of defense for your loved one if you receive a call that they need help.

Online self-help tool aids people who represent themselves

A free secure tool will now make it easier to understand and navigate the civil court system in Montgomery County.
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New tool helps people representing themselves in DR court

Montgomery County’s domestic relations court is the first in the state to unveil a new resource to help connect people to legal resources.
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