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Valpo’s Law Clinic Taking Free Cases

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September 3, 2013 — Valparaiso University Administration says that the Law Clinic at VU’s Law School is accepting new cases for free legal representation to individuals with limited incomes.

The University says, “The Law Clinic represents low-income residents of the region in matters such as debt collection defense, consumer issues, landlord/tenant disputes, guardianships, adoptions and tax concerns involving the Internal Revenue Service. Clients must meet income eligibility guidelines.”

VU Law Clinic legal services come from Valpo law students who work under law school faculty oversight to represent financially disadvantaged clients.  The University says its Law Clinic has offered legal services to thousands of qualifying residents since 1965, including approximately 400 people during the past year.

The Law Clinic is in Heritage Hall at 510 Freeman Street, at the intersection of Freeman Street and College Avenue.  The University offers more information and determines eligibility for assistance at 219-465-7903.

 

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