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Free Legal Clinics and Legal Resources

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Statewide Resources

Online Court Assistance Program: http://www.utcourts.gov/ocap/
The Utah Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP) is the official State of Utah website for assistance in preparing court documents if you are not able to have an attorney draft them for you. Documents can be prepared for divorce, landlord tenant, guardianship of a minor, protective orders, as well as other select cases. You may use this program for free. If you file documents created by the program with the court, a $20.00 fee in addition to any court filing fees will be charged at that time. This program is a service of the Utah Courts and State Legislature.

Utah State Law Library Classes: The Utah State Law Library provides access to a variety of legal resources including court forms, CORIS, and online legal research databases. The Law Library also offers video classes providing overviews of a variety of legal topics, including landlord-tenant, small claims, collecting a judgment, guardianship of a minor and guardianship of an adult.

Senior Help Line: Seniors over the age of 60 can call 1-800-662-1772 for free legal information, advice, and referral service. Confidential legal advice is given on a variety of legal topics including public benefits, housing, consumer, estate planning, and elder abuse.

Crime Victim’s Legal Clinic: Provides free legal services statewide to crime victims in criminal district, justice, juvenile and appellate courts. 124 South 400 East, SLC. 801-746-1204.

Disability Law Center: Offers legal advice to individuals with disabilities statewide. 1-800-662-9080 (voice) 800-550-4182 (TTY).

Free Legal Clinics by City

BrighamCity| Cedar City| Farmington| Fillmore| Layton| Logan| Manti| Moab| Nephi| Ogden| Park City| Price| Provo| Richfield| Roosevelt| St. George| Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County | Tooele| Vernal

Brigham City
Tuesday Night Bar: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at Your Community in Unity, 435 East 700 South, Brigham City. No appointment necessary, 1st come 1st served. From 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Call (435) 723-5600 to check for scheduling changes only.
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the 3rd Friday of each month starting at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at 43 North Main St. By appointment only. Call (801) 394-9431, ext. 3001 between 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. to schedule an appointment.
Cedar City
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Fifth District Courthouse, 40 North 100 East. Phone number: (435)867-3250. No appointment necessary.
Farmington
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the 2nd District Courthouse, 800 West State Street. Spanish speaker available.  Walk-in appointments only.
Fillmore
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the 4th District Court, 765 South Highway 99. No appointment necessary. Call (435) 743-6223 to check for schedule changes.
Layton
Mountain View Legal Clinic, co-sponsored by Christian Legal Society: 3rd Monday of each month (There will be no clinics held in the months of June, July, or August) at Mountain View Baptist Church, 2585 East 3000 North (HWY 193), Layton. No religious affiliation required. Call (801) 334-6068 to make an appointment. Limited to ten people seen each session. Begins at 6:00 p.m. No walk-ins will be accepted. Clients signed up for the clinic will receive one-half hour free consultation concerning their legal questions. Attorneys will not represent the clients' interests in court matters, but only provide experienced legal advice to guide the client in resolving their legal matters.
Layton Law Clinic: Held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Located at 2984 Hill Field Road, Suite C. No appointment necessary. 
Logan
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the 1st District Courthouse, 135 North 100 West. Call (435) 750-1300 to check for scheduling changes. No appointment necessary.
Manti
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sixth District Court, 160 North Main. Call (435) 835-2131 for scheduling changes. No appointment necessary.
Moab
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. via web conference at SeekHaven Resource Center, 81 North 300 East. Call (435) 259-2229 for more information. No appointment necessary.
Nephi
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the 4th District Court, 160 North Main. No appointment necessary. Call (435) 623-0901 to check for schedule changes.
Ogden
Bar Night: Held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Your Community Connection (YCC), 2261 Adams. Appointment required. Call (801) 394-9456 on the day of the clinic. Limited to 15 people seen each session.
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the 2nd District Courthouse, 2525 Grant Avenue. No appointment necessary.
Washington Heights Legal Clinic, co-sponsored by Christian Legal Society: Held every 1st Thursday of the month beginning at 6:00 p.m. There will be no clinics held in July or August. Located at Washington Heights Baptist Church, 1770 East 6200 South, South Ogden. Call (801) 334-6068 for more information. Limited to ten (10) people seen each session. No religious affiliation is necessary. 
Addiction Clinic: The pro-bono clinic offers legal advice to recovering addicts and alcoholics in facing their legal challenges after entering recovery. Law topics include: family law, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and ADA-related issues.
Held twice monthly at:
Action Recovery Group
1708 East 5550 South #23
Ogden, UT 84403
Call Law Office of Jason B. Richards at (801) 781-2026 or email jason@jbrlawyers.com for information regarding dates and times.
Park City
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the 3rd District Court, 6300 North Silver Creek Road. By appointment only. Call (800) 662-4245 ext. 3475 to make an appointment.
Tuesday Night Bar: Held every 1st Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Must be present by 6:45 p.m. to participate.  Located at the Park City Library, 1255 Park Avenue.  No appointment necessary. Phone (435-615-5600).
Small Claims Court Mediation: Held twice monthly during small claims court at Silver Summit Justice Center, 6300 North Silver Creek Drive. Free mediation services offered through trained volunteer mediators. For details, call Jane Campbell at (435) 615-6807 or the Summit County Court Clerk at (435) 615-4300.
Price
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Seventh District Courthouse, 149 East 100 South. Call (435) 636-3400 for more information. No appointment necessary.
Provo
Central Utah Bar Association's Tuesday Night Bar: Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Held the 1st Tuesday of each month at the BYU law school. Clinic locations for the 3rd Tuesday of each vary within Utah County. Appointment required. Call the BYU Lawhelp desk at (801) 422-3025 one week before the clinic to make an appointment.
Community Law Help for Immigrants: Held every Thursday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Centro Hispano, 817 South 200 West. Offers brief assessment and referral service. Call (801) 655-0258 for more information.
Bankruptcy Help: Pro se clients can get bankruptcy advice from volunteer attorneys. Call Utah Legal Services intake at (801) 328-8891 to see if you qualify to be put on a list for a call back from a volunteer attorney. Utah Legal Services' Clinic: Held every 2ndand 4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the 4th District Court, 125 North 100 West. Call (801) 429-1000 for more information. No appointment necessary.
Family Justice Center/Utah Legal Services Clinic:  Spanish speaker emphasis, but all welcome.  From September through April, held every Tuesday of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. From May through August, held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Located at the Health and Justice Center, 151 South University Avenue, Room 1600, Provo. Spanish speaker available. No appointment necessary.
Small Claims Mediation:  Free mediation offered during small claims court in Utah County by trained volunteer mediators in collaboration with BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.  Call (801) 422-3842 for more information.
Centro Hispano Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic assists individuals who cannot afford professional tax assistance during audits of their tax returns. The staff here at our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic advocates for low-income taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in audits, appeals, collection issues, and tax revenue cases that need to go to court. This service is ongoing throughout the year and open to the entire community.
Address: 817 S. Freedom Blvd., Provo, UT 84601
Phone: (801) 655-0258 or (801) 691-5204
e-Mail: LITC@centrohispanouc.org
website: www.centrohispanouc.org
Languages Available: English, Spanish, ASL
Domestic Document Clinic:  Held the last Friday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Located at the Food and Care Coalition at 299 E. 900 S. Phone number: (385) 204-1063. By appointment only. Assistance is provided for clients seeking to file documents in family court which are not readily available on OCAP. 
Richfield
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every Thursday of the month via web conference from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. via web conference. Located at New Horizons, 145 East 100 North. Call (435) 896-9294. No appointment necessary.
St. George
Self-Help Divorce/Custody Document Preparation Clinic: Held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located at the Washington County Recorder’s Office, 87 North 200 East. Go downstairs and follow the pink OCAP signs. Call (800) 662-4245 x3662 for more information. By Appointment Only.
Talk to a Lawyer:  Held every 1st & 3rd Wednesdays as well as every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Located at the Southern Utah Community Legal Center, 229 East St. George Boulevard, Suite 103.  Phone Number:  (800) 662-4245 x3662.  By Appointment Only.
Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County
American Indian
American Indian Legal Clinic: Held the 4th Monday of every other month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Located at Indian Walk-In Center is at 120 West 1300 South in Salt Lake City. Call 801-486-4877 to schedule an appointment. Areas of law: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), Tribal Land, Family Claim issues, etc.
Bankruptcy/Debtor/Creditor
Debtor’s Counseling Clinic: Held on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. excluding holidays at the Salt Lake City Public Library, Level 4 meeting room, 400 South 210 East. No appointment necessary: first come, first served. Areas of law include bankruptcy and collections. Co-sponsored by the Utah State Bar, Utah Legal Services and the Pro Bono Initiative of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Call (801) 297-7027 for more information. Dates and times are subject to change. 
Bankruptcy Help: Pro se clients can get bankruptcy advice from volunteer attorneys. Call Utah Legal Services intake at (801) 328-8891 to see if you qualify to be put on a list for a call back from a volunteer attorney.
Classes and Forms

Utah State Law Library Classes: The Utah State Law Library provides access to a variety of legal resources including court forms, CORIS, and online legal research databases.  The Law Library also offers video classes providing overviews of a variety of legal topics, including landlord-tenant, small claims, collecting a judgment, guardianship of a minor and guardianship of an adult.  

Online Court Assistance Program: http://www.utcourts.gov/ocap/
The Utah Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP) is the official State of Utah website for assistance in preparing court documents if you are not able to have an attorney draft them for you. Documents can be prepared for divorce, landlord tenant, guardianship of a minor, protective orders, as well as other select cases. You may use this program for free. If you file documents created by the program with the court, a $20.00 fee in addition to any court filing fees will be charged at that time. This program is a service of the Utah Courts and State Legislature.
Employment
Employment Law Clinic: LDS Employment Center: 780 West 800 South, SLC. Held 1st Thursday of every month. 5-7pm. Impediments to employment, such as expungements and g outstanding warrants, wage claims and discrimination. Please arrive by 6:30 pm. Building closes promptly at 7pm. Accessible by buses 509 and 523.
Family Law
Family Law Clinic: Held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Informational presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. No appointment necessary; first come, first served basis. Located at the Scott Matheson Courthouse, Room W-19, Conference Room A, 450 South State Street. Call (801) 924-3370 for more information.
Self-Represented Litigant Family Law Clinic: Held Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Family law matters only. Staffed by Legal Aid Society paralegals experienced in domestic law who provide legal forms and help fill them out. No legal advice given. No appointment necessary. Located at the Scott Matheson Courthouse, Room W-15, 450 South State Street. Call (801) 238-7440 for more information.
General Law Free Clinics
Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division Tuesday Night Bar: Held the first four Tuesdays each month between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Utah Law & Justice Center, 645 South 200 East. Appointments for this program may be scheduled by calling (801) 297-7037 eight days prior to the appointment from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. No walk-ins are accepted at this clinic.
Street Law Legal Clinic: Held every Tuesday night from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. No appointment necessary. Areas of law: consumer, employment, housing, discrimination, etc. NO FAMILY LAW MATTERS. A Spanish speaking interpreter is almost always available. Located at 1234 S. Main Street in Salt Lake City on the 1st floor by the cafeteria. **In following with the rules of the school, please do not wear a hat (unless for religious purposes), no cell phones allowed (unless you are in the cafeteria), and no entire solid color outfits like blue or red. Please check www.law.utah.edu/free-legal-clinics for occasional closures.
St. Vincent de Paul Center: Held every Thursday from 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. No appointment necessary. Located at 437 West 200 South. Call (801) 363-7710 ext. 114 for more information. General legal topics.
Fifth South Viaduct Clinic: Held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Located under the 5th South viaduct between 600 and 700 South. No appointment necessary.
Wednesday Night Bar/Sorensen Multi-Cultural Center Clinic: is held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sorenson Multi-Cultural Center, 855 W. 1300 S., Salt Lake City. Spanish speaking walk-ins only. Call (801) 915-6152 for more information. No appointment necessary.
Immigration Law
Holy Cross Ministries Immigration Legal Services: Legal assistance in immigration cases is provided, regardless of religious affiliation, to eligible applicants, on a sliding scale fee basis. For more information, call (801) 261-3496 or 801-261-3440.
Catholic Community Services, Immigration Program: Legal assistance with immigration matters is provided, regardless of income or religious affiliation. Flat fees are charged, which vary by case type and complexity. Fees may be waived for exceptional financial hardship. For more information, call (801) 977-9119 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
International Rescue Committee: A certified immigration specialist offers low cost assistance with basic immigration services, including adjustments of status, petitions for family reunification, and applications for naturalization, travel documents, and employment authorization. Call (801) 883-8452 for more information from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Immigration Clinic: Held the 1st  Tuesday of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 1234 Main Street (SLC) located in the 4th floor in the media/library room. Service is on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Spanish interpreters MAY be available, but not guaranteed. Call Tanya Micic at (801) 328-1091 for more information.
LGBT
Rainbow Clinic: Held the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. at the Pride Center: 361 N. 300 W., Salt Lake City. First come, first served. Rainbow Clinic offers an ongoing legal clinic for LGBT-related employment, estate planning, and family law.
Mediation

Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program: Provides mediation services to landlords and tenants involved in eviction proceedings in the Salt Lake County area, through trained volunteer mediators. This program represents collaboration between the Community Action Program and the Utah State Courts. For more information, contact Josie Turner at (801) 359-2444, ext. 225.
Small Claims Court Mediation: Available during small claims court in Salt Lake County. Free mediation offered through trained volunteer mediators, in collaboration with Utah Dispute Resolution. Call (801) 532-4841 for more information.
Special Needs
Clinic for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Interpreters are provided. Located at the Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, 5709 South 1500 West. Call (801) 263-4861 or emaillegalclinic@utah.gov to schedule an appointment. Appointments are also available via poly-com (satellite phone). By appointment only.
Senior Services
Utah State Bar's Committee on Law and Aging: Volunteer attorneys provide legal services to people over 60 at Salt Lake County senior centers by appointment. Call your local senior center for more information. To find a senior center near your go tohttp://aging.slco.org/html/centers_contactinfo.html.
Senior Center Services: The Utah State Bar’s Law & Aging Committee coordinates volunteer attorneys to answer questions and provide services to those 60 or over at Salt Lake County senior centers.  Call your local senior center for more information. Click on the following linkhttp://aging.slco.org/html/centers_contactinfo.html to find a senior center near you.
Senior Help Line: Seniors over the age of 60 can call 1-800-662-1772 for free legal information, advice, and referral service. Confidential legal advice is given on a variety of legal topics including public benefits, housing, consumer, estate planning, and elder abuse.

Tooele
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd and 4th  of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Located at the Third District Courthouse, 74 South 100 East #14. Tooele. Call (435) 833-8000 for more information. No appointment necessary.
Vernal
Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every 2nd Tuesday of the month from either 9:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., depending on the court calendar. Call the Court Clerk to find out which it will be. Located at the Eighth District Court, 920 East Highway 40. Call (435) 781-9300 for more information


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