Use the map above to determine which office can help you based on the county where your legal case is pending or where you live. For Gogebic, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Ogmaw or Iosco counties, please use the out-of-county support contact information listed after the offices. If you have a critical civil law need, you should contact a local office to find out what services are available. In some situations, a customer may simply need information or advice. In other cases, a legal issue may require extensive research and consultation, or may require formal representation in court. Our employees can advise, answer questions, prepare documents, negotiate settlements and represent them in court. In addition, LSNM employees may meet with client groups to give lectures and discuss legal issues of interest to clients. We can also work with non-profit organizations and provide them with legal advice. Call the office responsible for the county where your case is pending. If you do not know where the lawsuit is pending or if no lawsuit has been filed, call the office that serves your country of residence. LSNM`s priorities reflect our commitment to supporting individuals and families affected by poverty, housing discrimination, domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse and other legal issues facing our most vulnerable neighbours.

Founded in 1966, Legal Services of Northern Michigan fills gaps in the civil justice system that prevent low-income and marginalized communities from accessing legal representation. We have a team of 15 experienced and dedicated lawyers and support staff in 7 offices in 36 counties in northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. In addition to its corporate headquarters, LSNV has several regional offices in Northern Virginia. See the full list below. Legal Services of Northern Virginia is a nonprofit law firm founded in 1980 that provides free civil legal assistance to seniors or low-income, mentally or physically disabled, or IV/AIDS. Since its inception, LSNV has processed 80,000 cases for residents of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties in northern Virginia, as well as the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park. LSNV`s mission is to serve people who, without legal assistance, lose a critical human need – food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. The program provides a wide range of civil law services to low-income individuals and families. Our goal is to address the growing legal needs and concerns of low-income and seniors in northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. We advise and represent you in obtaining or maintaining benefits such as: 112 W. Washington Street, Ste. I Marquette, MI 49855 Parkside Mini-Mall1349 S.

Otsego Ave., Unit 8 Gaylord, MI 49735 REGIONAL OFFICES Arlington Fairfax Alexandria Prince William Loudoun Route 1 Fredericksburg 735 S. Garfield Ave., Ste. 120 Traverse City, MI 49686 Do not procrastinate planning. The benefits of hiring a lawyer for estate planning are numerous. You can have peace of mind if you put your affairs in order. This award recognizes a graduate of Florida State University School of Law who has been awarded the right amount of the right person to attend to the School of Law. Marie, MI 49783 LSNM is led by Kenneth Penokie, Executive Director, assisted by two Deputy Directors, Mary Kavanaugh-Gahn and Kirsten L. Keilitz. Operations: Alpena, Presque Isle, Montmorency and Alcona counties Operations: Otsego, Crawford, Roscommon, Kalkaska, Charlevoix, Emmet and Cheboygan counties Priority is given to low-income seniors at risk. We do not handle criminal cases such as drunk driving, theft, shoplifting or driver`s license recovery. We only deal with civil cases. If you need help with a criminal matter and have a low income, contact the court and ask for a court-appointed lawyer.

LSNM is a HUD-approved housing consulting agency and provides education and representation for landlord-tenant and landlord issues such as: Support for: Ogemaw, Iosco, Oscoda, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties LSNM advises and represents people aged 60 and over with a focus on: Some services for seniors funded by regional organizations on aging Regions 9, 10 and 11 Serving : Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim, Benzie, Wexford, Missaukee and Manistee counties Serve: Marquette, Algiers, Dickinson and Iron counties Our clients do not pay legal fees. LSNM exists through funding from grants from federal, state, and local governments and agencies, as well as donations from private foundations and individuals. Due to limited resources, LSNM must make difficult decisions on which cases to accept based on our priorities. Our funders, board of directors and client community help us prioritize the types of cases we should handle. LSNM advises and represents in various family law matters with a focus on assisting individuals who are at immediate risk due to domestic violence or sexual assault, or in matters aimed at stabilizing children`s living environments. Support includes: LSNM cannot accept criminal or civil cases that incur costs. The questions listed below are intended to give you a general overview of the types of cases we can help you with. Because LSNM receives funding from the Federal Legal Services Corporation, we are subject to certain federal government advocacy restrictions, see LSC Laws, Regulations & Guidance. Due to local funding opportunities, some of our offices have more resources to handle certain types of cases. Unfortunately, due to limited resources, we are not able to help everyone who applies. Almost always, the answer is “yes!” If you are eligible for a bankruptcy waiver and file your application before the date and time specified in the Notice of Foreclosure, Notice of Sale of Replacement Trust or Sheriff`s Notice of Sale. Different insolvencies offer different relief when selling your property.

Filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 13, 11* or 12th LSNM is governed by a Board of Directors composed of lawyers, former clients and representatives of partner agencies. Quarterly meetings are usually held in March, June, September and December. Contact an office for information on the next Board meeting. Educational services include advice and representation on suspension, expulsion and rights to IEPs and special education services.