Free legal advice clinic in Knoxville

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Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – A free legal advice clinic is coming to Knoxville in February. During the clinic, people will have the chance to get advice on a range of legal issues.

The Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic will be held February 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 9919 Kingston Pike. One of the aims of the Faith and Justice Alliance is to provide a less intimidating environment for people to talk to a lawyer. That’s why they try to host legal advice clinics in places of worship.

The Tennessee Faith & Justice Alliance is a project of the Tennessee Access to Justice Commission. In Knoxville, the Knoxville Bar Association Access to Justice Committee, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, University of Tennessee College of Law and Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law have partnered to coordinate the event .

During the clinic, volunteer lawyers and law students are ready to advise on a wide variety of legal issues, including family law, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, criminal defense, consumer protection, contract disputes, child support and personal injury, among other issues. . Everyone is welcome at the clinic and masks are mandatory.

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