The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) is co-sponsoring a free Family Law Clinic to assist low-income Hinds County residents with their legal matters. The clinic is Friday, July 30, 9:00 a.m., at the Hinds County Chancery Court(316 S. President Street, Jackson, MS-3rd Floor). Participants will receive legal court documents prepared by licensed Mississippi attorneys and/or legal advice on the following legal matters: guardianships; irreconcilable differences divorce; name changes; visitation; custody; and emancipation. This is great opportunity for grandparents, relatives or family friends taking care of children who are not their own to obtain the necessary documents to enroll the child in school.
This legal clinic is open to the public by Appointment Only. Participants will need to visit www.mvlp.org/clinics to pre-register and to view a list of documents needed to attend the clinic. Appointments will be scheduled after the intake form is received. Deadline to apply is July 27th.
The clinic is co-sponsored by the Fifth Chancery District (Hinds County Chancery Court), Capital Area Bar Association, and Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP.
For more information on MVLP or the legal clinics, please contact 601-882-5001 or visit www.mvlp.org.