General Legal Information

Any statements pertaining to the law contained on this website are intended solely to provide broad, general information, not legal advice. Readers should seek advice from a licensed attorney with regard to any specific legal issues.


If you need legal assistance,
You can contact Legal Aid any weekday for help.

New intakes are processed via phone:
888-817-3777 (toll free)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 9a.m. – 2 p.m.

If you prefer an in-person intake application, those are handled:
Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
At any of our four Northeast Ohio offices (Cleveland, Elyria, Jefferson & Painsville).

Visit www.lasclev.org for more information!

Listed below are The Legal Aid Society’s upcoming neighborhood clinics. 

CIVIL MATTERS ONLY (NOT CRIMINAL)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Special Clinic for U.S. Veterans
2:30 – 4:00pm
Call 216-391-0264 for an appointment

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Expungement Clinic
By Appointment Only – Please Call 888-817-3777

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Avenue

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Catholic Charities Ashtabula, 4200 Park Avenue, Third Floor
Call 440-992-2121 for an appointment

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cleveland Public Library – Memorial-Nottingham Branch, 17109 Lakeshore Blvd

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Oberlin Community Services, 285 South Professor Street, Oberlin
Call 440-774-6579 for an appointment

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1
Special Clinic for U.S. Veterans
2:30 – 4:00pm
Call 216-391-0264 for an appointment

THURSDAY, MARCH2
Expungement Clinic
By Appointment Only – Please Call 888-817-3777


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Catholic Charities Ashtabula, 4200 Park Avenue, Third Floor
Call 440-992-2121 for an appointment

TUESDAY, MARCH 14
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Oberlin Community Services, 285 South Professor Street, Oberlin
Call 440-774-6579 for an appointment


At these clinics, attorneys are available for free brief advice on legal matters relating to shelter, safety, consumer issues, and legal issues related to health, education, work, income and immigration.

In addition to providing help via neighborhood clinics – people in need can contact Legal Aid anytime for help – see details at: http://lasclev.org/contact/


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