• Additional funding needed for mental health programs and services

    Additional funding needed for mental health programs and services by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, October 2022)  Individuals suffering from mental health crises often find themselves in court when it would be more appropriate for them to receive treatment that would allow them to have a path toward recovery from their illness. Instead, many end up […]


  • Civil protection orders can help keep domestic violence survivors safe

    Civil protection orders can help keep domestic violence survivors safe by Tonya Sams (Plain Press, October 2022)   Survivors of domestic violence may need to take extra precautions after leaving their abuser.      Filing a civil protection order (CPO) is one way that you can protect yourself. A CPO can be filed with the Domestic Relations […]


  • November 8 Election set to change the Ohio Supreme Court

    November 8 Election set to change the Ohio Supreme Court by Bruce Checefsky (Plain Press, September 2022)                         Earlier this year, the Ohio Supreme Court invalidated legislative district maps and sent them back to the Ohio Redistricting Commission for revision, rejecting their fourth attempt at a plan for state redistricting as unconstitutional and unfairly favoring […]


  • Legal Aid can help with debt, car repossession, and identity theft

    by Tonya Sams (Plain Press, March 2022)      Unpaid debt can be a huge burden that creates a constant cycle of worry and fear.       Do you know what to do if you are sued by a debt collector, if your car is repossessed, or if you are a victim of identity theft? Legal Aid has answers. Car […]