You can apply for legal assistance from Northwestern Legal Services by answering certain questions on the online application form. However, you will not become a client of Northwestern Legal Services unless you are contacted and informed that your case will be accepted. APPLY ONLINE AT nwlsoi.legalserver.org/modules/matter/extern_intake.php?pid=129&h=daa817&. (Link below) Northwestern Legal Services exists to serve the community by assessing and responding to clients` legal needs through their empowerment and obtaining justice. This office provides free legal representation to eligible clients in McKean and Potter counties. In eligible cases, appointments are made by phone and by the online registration unit. To make an appointment, call the reception unit (see PHONE above) or submit a service request online. If you are not a current customer, you can request the service by calling 1-800-665-6957 Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or apply online. Victims of domestic violence are represented free of charge, regardless of income. Clients who have applied for an ATP do not need to be eligible for income. New customers should call 800-665-6957 or 814-452-6957, Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m.
– 3:00 p.m. or. If necessary, a short service is offered. Cases eligible for full representation must be made to the local office. If you are a current customer, you can reach our staff through the usual channels by leaving messages on our desk phones or by email. Our staff is fully dedicated and able to meet your needs. Our lawyers provide the following resources that focus on the new rules and laws regarding COVID-19. NWLS continues to serve our community during this pandemic.
Clients should have at their disposal: pleadings or motions, administrative decision documents, court orders. Call 800-665-6957 to be referred to your local office.