Eviction Clinic in Jackson State Helps Provide Legal Aid
An Expansion Clinic will be held at Jackson State University’s Mississippi E-Center on October 28 at 11 a.m. This event is free for those who are representing themselves.
The eviction clinic will be hosted by the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer Project, Representative D’Keither Stamp, the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission, the Entergy Mississippi Legal Department, and the law firms of Butler Snow, Bradley Errant Bolt & Cummings, Baker Donelson, and Adams. Reese, said in a release.
Officials said clinic participants will receive legal advice and court documents prepared by licensed Mississippi attorneys.
“Persons seeking removal will have to bring a driving license or state-issued identification and copies of court documents,” officials said. “Documents required for those accused of misconduct include an abstract of court records and proof of payment of fines and fees from a municipal or court of justice.
“Persons charged with a felony from a circuit court must provide indictments, capias, sentencing orders or dismissal orders, copies of the probation order, and proof of payment of fines and fees.”
Online registration is required. Registration information is available at www.mvlp.org/clinicsOr contact the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project at 601-882-5001 to ask about eligibility and schedule an appointment.
Mask is mandatory and social distancing will be followed.
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