In 2020, MVLP helped 169 individuals represent themselves in court through self-representation clinics. With self-representation, clients are placed with attorneys who provide legal advice, drafted pleadings, and instructions on how to represent themselves in court. The client goes to Court on his/her own. If you are interested in attending a clinic, please see the schedule below.

Case Types Handled with Self-Representation

Irreconcilable Differences Divorces

Uncontested Guardianships

Advance Healthcare Directives

Power of Attorneys

Simple Wills

Misdemeanor Expungements

Felony Expungements

Foreclosure Prevention


PRO SE LEGAL CLINIC SCHEDULE

Click here for a list of documents needed to attend the legal clinic.

TO ATTEND THE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP, CLICK HERE

FOR FAMILY LAW AND SIMPLE WILL/POA/AHD, COMPLETE MANDATORY SELF-REPRESENTATION CLINIC INTAKE FORM HERE.

FOR EXPUNGEMENT, COMPLETE MANDATORY SELF-REPRESENTATION CLINIC INTAKE FORM HERE.

View the past expungement workshop here.

FOR FORECLOSURE PREVENTION, COMPLETE MANDATORY SELF-REPRESENTATION CLINIC INTAKE FORM HERE.



DATE

VIRTUAL CLINICS


August 6
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


14th District - Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Clay, Webster, Chickasaw
August 13
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

14th District - Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Clay, Webster, Chickasaw

Location: Clay County Chancery Courthouse

August 20
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Strengthening Family and Children
Virtual Family Law Clinic

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change


Strengthening Family and Children
Family Law Clinic

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change

Registration NOT required.


Foreclosure Prevention Clinic
Topics: Home Ownership, Foreclosure Prevention and Loan Modification



August 27
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Madison County Courthouse


11th Chancery District  Strengthening Family and Childre n
   Family Law Clinic  (Madison, Leake, Holmes, Yazoo Counties only)
Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change



September 10

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.



September 11

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Location: Canton Library

September 17
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Attala County Courthouse
September 24
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Winston County Courthouse


Protecting Vulnerable Populations
Wills/POA/AHD Clinic
Topics: Simple Will, Power of Attorney and Advance Healthcare Directive


Stabilizing the Economy
Canton Expungement Clinic
Topics: Felony Expungement and Misdemeanor Expungement
Sixth Chancery District
Strengthening Family and Children
Family Law Clinic (Attala and Carroll Counties)

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change

Sixth Chancery District
Strengthening Family and Children
Family Law Clinic (Choctaw and Winston Counties)

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change




September 24

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Strengthening Family and Children
Virtual Family Law Clinic

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change



October 1

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.



October 8
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Neshoba County Courthouse

Strengthening Family and Children
Virtual Family Law Clinic

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change


Sixth Chancery District
Strengthening Family and Children
Family Law Clinic (Neshoba and Kemper Counties)

Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change



October 15
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Foreclosure Prevention Clinic
Topics: Home Ownership, Foreclosure Prevention and Loan Modification



October 29

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Stabilizing the Economy
Virtual Expungement Clinic
Topics: Felony Expungement and Misdemeanor Expungement



November 5
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


19th Chancery District Strengthening Family and Children
Family Law Clinic (Jones & Wayne Counties)
 
Topics: Irreconcilable Differences Divorces, Uncontested Guardianships, Birth Certificate Correction and Name Change