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Self-Help & Pro Se Clinics

Custody Clinics

Divorce Clinics

   

 

Custody Clinics:

NWLS offers clinic-type programs for eligible clients wishing to initiate a custody actionThe custody clinic classes are conducted by NWLS staff attorneys and clients are provided with blank forms and instructions on filing a pro se action.

In Venango County, clinic participants will also view the videotape that was produced by the Court of Common Pleas of Venango County in cooperation with the local bar association.   This video provides basic instruction to parents on how to represent themselves through the process of custody.  

 

Divorce Clinics:

We also offer a Clinic for eligible clients wishing to file a a no-fault divorce action.  The clinic classes provide clients with blank forms, sample pleadings and instruction on filing a pro se actions.   In Erie County, the divorce clinics are conducted by Erie Legal Aid Volunteer (pro bono) Attorneys.  

 

Clinics are currently in place in the following counties:

COUNTY

TYPE

SCHEDULE

Erie
Custody
Divorce
Two Fridays each month
Once a month

Crawford
Custody
Divorce
Two Wednesdays each month
Once a month

McKean
Custody
Once a month

Mercer
Custody
Once a month

Venango
Custody
Divorce
Twice a month

Warren
Custody
Once a month

 

 If you are interested in attending any clinic class offered throughout NWLS' ten county service area, please contact our Central Intake Unit.