A quick guide to all of the topics on Ohio Legal Help.
Information on government actions, benefits, housing and other issues that are changing due to COVID-19.
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
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
Filing an application for rent escrow
Getting your landlord to make repairs
Getting evicted from subsidized housing
Second cause eviction
Landlord lock outs and utility shut offs
Money and Debt
Information on debt, creditors, garnishment, bankruptcy, fraud and taxes.
How to dispute a debt
Bank account attachment
What to do when a creditor sues you
Understanding bankruptcy and your options
Taking charge of debt
Getting debt collectors to stop bothering you
Protecting yourself from consumer fraud
Earned Income Tax Credit
Tax filing scams
Repaying student loans
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
CARES Act stimulus payments
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.
Information on emergency legal services after a natural disaster
Letters and Forms
Fillable .pdfs and step by step interviews to help you find and complete your forms.
Download and complete the forms you need.
CDC Eviction Moratorium Declaration Form
Second cause eviction: Answer
Second cause eviction: Answer and counterclaim
Rent escrow application: Franklin County
Rent escrow application: Hamilton County
Rent escrow application: Montgomery County
Rent escrow application: Lucas County
Money and Debt
Use our step-by-step interviews to find and complete the forms you need.