NEWS & EVENTS

How to get your landlord to fix health or safety issues

How to get your landlord to fix health or safety issues

“The biggest mistake tenants make when a landlord won’t make needed repairs is to stop paying rent,” stated Nick DiNardo, Legal Aid Managing Attorney. “By doing so, they put themselves at risk of eviction. Instead, pay the rent in escrow at the clerk of courts.”Legal...

A Corporate Landlord in Ohio Pushes to Evict Tenants

A Corporate Landlord in Ohio Pushes to Evict Tenants

“Large institutional investors like Vinebrook are stripping the Greater Cincinnati region of naturally occurring affordable housing while simultaneously inflicting harm on renters by raising rents without notice, charging unlawful fees, and allowing the quality of the...

Greater Cincinnati Area Residents Sued for Old Car Debt

Greater Cincinnati Area Residents Sued for Old Car Debt

"When a bad deal comes back years, or sometimes decades later, it is important for consumers to know their rights. " Stated Legal Aid Attorney Matt Fitzsimmons. Read more at: https://www.wlwt.com/.../cincinnati-residents.../42030446

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

Congratulations to our newest attorneys Molly Bohanan, Phil Rich, Christina Shoemaker, and Jennifer Witt! After passing the Ohio Bar exam last month, they were sworn-in today at a special session of the Ohio Supreme Court. Jennifer Witt received her B.S. from the...

A Force for Justice for Forty Years

A Force for Justice for Forty Years

We created a new video to celebrate our Volunteer Lawyers Project’s 40th Anniversary. Check it out here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUDyGJVq7oU

Check Out Legal Aid’s New Annual Report!

Check Out Legal Aid’s New Annual Report!

July 14, 2022 - Check out Legal Aid’s New Annual Report!It highlights our work to restore family stability, and protect children.Read it here: https://lascinti.org/who-we-are/publications/

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

Our New Law Grads Passed the Bar!

OCTOBER 27, 2021 – Congratulations to Jordan Cotleur, Elizabeth Gatten, Maggie Kane, Caitlin Cliff-Perbix, and Niara Stitt for passing the Ohio Bar Exam!   Jordan received her B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and her J.D. in 2020 from the University of...

Rent and Utility Assistance is Available

Rent and Utility Assistance is Available

AUGUST 2, 2021 - Although the Eviction Moratorium ended July 31, rent & utility assistance funds are available. If you are threatened with eviction, please contact your county Community Action Agency or county Job & Family Services to apply for assistance....

Join Us at Our Second Highland County Clinic

Join Us at Our Second Highland County Clinic

JULY 29, 2021 - Do you have legal questions about the new child tax credit, stimulus payments, kinship custody, or other legal issues? Get answers from Legal Aid advocates at the second Ohio Justice Bus Highland County Clinic. August 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in...

Have Questions About the Advance Child Tax Credit?

Have Questions About the Advance Child Tax Credit?

JULY 20, 2021 - Read our newest self-help guide – “Understanding the Advance Child Tax Credit” – to find out if you qualify to receive payments and when the IRS will send the payments. To view the full guide, click here. Join us at our Highland County Clinics on July...