Clerks are Not Permitted
to Give Legal Advice

For legal advice please contact an attorney or Legal Aid. Legal Aid may be reached at 740-283-4781.

Clerks may not recommend a specific legal form, explain how to fill in a form, or assist the patron to fill out a form.

Clerks may not offer an opinion on how a patron’s legal problem should be

Clerks may not interpret the law.

Clerks may not write a brief, will, or draft a legal document or statement.

Clerks may not interpret a legal document from a court or an attorney.