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  • COVID-19 Resources 
  • Family (Information on divorce, dissolution, legal separation, domestic violence and custody)
  • Housing (Information on security deposits, landlords, utilities, evictions, repairs, foreclosure, subsidized housing and mobile homes
  • Money and Debt (Information on debt, creditors, garnishment, bankruptcy, fraud and taxes)
  • Public Benefits (Information on SNAP, OWF, WIC, SSI, Medicaid and unemployment benefits
  • Education (Information on special education services, IEPs, 504 Plans, bullying and discrimination, school for homeless students and school discipline)
  • Seniors (Information on estate planning, wills and kinship care)
  • Veterans and Servicemembers (Information on veterans benefits)
  • Crime and Traffic (Information on understanding criminal and traffic cases, and driver's license amnesty)
  • Going to Court (Information on courts, mediation, negotiation, judges, hearings, evidence and witnesses)
  • Letters and Forms (Fillable .pdfs and step by step interviews to help you find and complete your forms)     

COVID-19 Resources

Information on government actions, benefits, housing and other issues that are changing due to COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Hub
COVID-19 Renter Protections
Unemployment
Stimulus Checks
COVID-19 Paid Leave

Family

 

Information on divorce, dissolution, legal separation, domestic violence and custody.

Dealing with domestic violence and abuse
Reporting child abuse or neglect
Filing for dissolution
Filing an answer to divorce
Divorce, dissolution or separation
Filing for divorce when you have children
Filing for divorce without children
Changing a custody order
Changing a parenting time order
Changing a child support order

Housing

 

Information on security deposits, landlords, utilities, evictions, repairs, foreclosure, subsidized housing and mobile homes.

Getting your security deposit back
Moving out before the end of your lease
Getting your landlord to make repairs
Getting evicted from subsidized housing
Eviction
Second cause eviction
Landlord lock outs and utility shut offs
Foreclosure

Money and Debt

 

Information on debt, creditors, garnishment, bankruptcy, fraud and taxes.

Bank account attachment
Fighting a debt collection lawsuit
Understanding bankruptcy and your options
Managing your debt
Wage garnishment
Stopping contact from debt collectors and disputing debt
Identity theft
Protecting yourself from consumer fraud
Earned Income Tax Credit
Tax filing scams
Repaying student loans

Public Benefits

 

Information on SNAP, OWF, WIC, SSI, Medicaid and unemployment benefits.

Ohio's public benefits
Cash assistance through Ohio Works First
Social Security disability programs
Food stamps and assistance
WIC for women and children
Medicaid
Unemployment benefits
CARES Act stimulus payments

Education

 

Information on special education services, IEPs, 504 Plans, bullying and discrimination, school for homeless students and school discipline.

Special education
Bullying and discrimination
School for homeless students
School discipline

Seniors

 

Information on estate planning, wills and kinship care.

Wills and estates
Summary release from administration
Transfer on death for homes
Transfer on death for cars
Advance directives
Financial Power of Attorney
Kinship care of your grandchildren

Veterans and Servicemembers

 

Information on veterans benefits.

Veterans benefits

Crime and Traffic

 

Information on understanding criminal and traffic cases, and driver's license amnesty.

Understanding criminal cases
Understanding traffic cases
Ohio's expedited pardon program
Driver's license reinstatement fee amnesty / reduction

Going to Court

 

Information on courts, mediation, negotiation, judges, hearings, evidence and witnesses.

Finding a lawyer
Ohio's court system
Settling outside of court
Getting ready for a hearing

Letters and Forms

 

Fillable .pdfs and step by step interviews to help you find and complete your forms. 

Fillable .pdfs

Download and complete the forms you need.

Family

Motion for custody change
Motion for parenting time change
Motion for child support modification

Housing

CDC Eviction Moratorium Declaration Form
Second cause eviction: Answer
Second cause eviction: Answer and counterclaim
Foreclosure: Answer
Rent escrow application: Franklin County
Rent escrow application: Hamilton County
Rent escrow application: Montgomery County
Rent escrow application: Lucas County

Seniors

Living will
Healthcare power of attorney
Financial power of attorney
Financial power of attorney revocation
Real estate transfer on death
Vehicle transfer on death
Grandparent power of attorney
Caretaker authorization affidavit

Money and Debt

Debt collection: Answer

Form Assistants

Use our step-by-step interviews to find and complete the forms you need.

Going to Court

Poverty affidavit / court fee waiver

Family

Divorce with kids
Divorce without kids
Dissolution
Divorce: answer

Housing

Landlord letter: Make repairs
Landlord letter: Return security deposit

Education

School letter: Request special education evaluation
School letter: Request 504 Plan
School letter: Report bullying and discrimination

Seniors

Probate: Summary release from administration

Money and Debt

Debt collector letter: Stop contact
Debt collector letter: Dispute debt