Two free legal clinics in Cherokee

by Nov 22, 2016General Announcements0 comments


The University of North Carolina School of Law, Legal Aid of North Carolina, and the EBCI Legal Assistance Office are partnering to offer a legal clinics on Dec. 20-21 and will offer free assistance to qualifying individuals seeking help with end-of-life planning, expungements, and divorces.  The clinic is open to all, regardless of tribal membership status, and may be subject to income qualification.

UNC law students and attorneys from Legal Aid of North Carolina and Cherokee Legal Services will be available to discuss wills planning on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 9:30am – 3:30pm at Tsali Manor.  Help is available with wills, powers of attorney, and health care powers of attorney.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Then, on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 9:30am – 2pm, UNC law students and attorneys from Legal Aid of North Carolina will be available to meet with individuals to discuss criminal expunction eligibility and simple divorce matters at the Yellowhill Activity Center.  To reduce your wait time, call 586-8931 or (800) 458-6817 for an appointment.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

Come for help with determining expunction eligibility and simple divorces in both state or tribal court.

Info: 586-8931

– Legal Aid of North Carolina – Sylva