Legal Aid to have phone clinic

Legal Aid will have a free Legal Aid Phone Clinic for residents of its eight county district on May 10. The district includes Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby counties. The phone clinic will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. though registration is required between noon and 2 p.m.

The clinic utilizes local volunteer attorneys, offering free legal consultations to low-income individuals who might not otherwise be able to afford an attorney.

Individuals can expect to receive a brief consultation to answer general questions, offer legal information, or to receive other limited advice, over the phone. Individuals seeking legal consultation must register by calling 812-378-0358 on May 10, between noon an 2 p.m. A volunteer attorney will return calls to registered individuals between 3 and 5:30 p.m. Individuals must be available to answer a call from an attorney.