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Tennesseans to receive free legal help

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — All Tennesseans are invited to receive free legal help as part of the state’s Access to Justice Initiative.

Starting this Thursday, March 23, anyone who needs civil legal help can meet with a lawyer online or in person at a local clinic. The state will also be providing free educational events to teach individuals their rights in certain situations and what to do to avoid having to go to court.

The state says more than 1.2 million people in Tennessee do not have access to legal help.

Lawyers will be on hand at the following clinics:

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Avenue
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Avenue
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front Street, Wade Auditorium
Time: 12:30 p.m. -4:15 p.m.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Avenue
Time: To Be Determined

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Avenue
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Benjamin Hooks Main Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Campbell Chapel Baptist Church, 17545 Highway 125 S. Bolivar, TN 38008
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m – Mandatory Registration!
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Clinic
Call 731-609-5092 to pre-apply. Only 100 applications will be accepted so call
soon!

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Shelby County Courthouse, 140 Adams Avenue
Time: 1:30 p.m.

For more information, click here.