Registration open for free legal clinic

Registration open for free legal clinic
A South Mississippi grand jury indicted four Pine Belt residents for their alleged roles in a multi-million dollar scheme. (Photo source: Raycom News Network)

PINE BELT (WDAM) - The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project wants to help you solve your legal issues for free.

Registration is now open for the legal clinic happening June 7, serving those in Jefferson Davis and Covington counties. The deadline to register is June 5.

The clinics are geared toward guiding those Mississippians who might not otherwise be able to afford to hire a lawyer.

Volunteer attorneys will give advice on handling your own family matters in court. Criminal matters are not included.

The clinic is in Mendenhall at the Simpson County Chancellery Court. To register for legal help, call 601-882-5001 or go to mvlp.net.

The clinic is sponsored by Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, Simpson County Bar Association and 13th Chancellery District.