LAWO has developed the Veterans' Project to address the specific needs and issues of our military community experiencing PTSD and the negative living situations that may accompany it.
It's important to understand your responsibilities as a co-signer for a student loan. Read Tammy's story about how an LAWO attorney assisted her while being sued by a student loan creditor.
Free Legal Needs Check-Ups Available to Low-Income Seniors in Western Ohio
LAWO's Legal Aid Line is offering free Legal Need Check-Ups by telephone through the month of June, Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Check-Ups are available to low-income residents of western Ohio ages 60 and older.
Neveah was subleasing an apartment and faced eviction issues when she found out her former roommate had not stayed up-to-date on the rent.
Lester Jones* is a 62-year-old legally blind senior who receives Social Security, Medicaid, and Food Stamps.
Mary*, a single parent with two children, had debts of over $142,000 and kept falling further behind on her payments.
Phillip Major* and his spouse, the parents of three minor children, were both employed as independent contractors with a company that sold fixed rate utility bill plans door-to-door. Mr. Major and his spouse both lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 shut-down and fell behind on their rent.
Outreach in the Midst of COVID
In 2020 and 2021 LAWO modified its outreach efforts to ensure it provided agricultural workers information about their rights and how to protect themselves and their families in a COVID safe manner. We also provided information on COVID-19 and personal protection equipment to agricultural workers.
When Linda filed for a Civil Protection Order, she thought she and her children would need to move out of their home.