Press Release

OXFORD, NC, May 3, 2017 – Families Living Violence Free is partnering with Legal Aid of North Carolina to bring free, “do-it-yourself” simple divorce and child custody and visitation clinics to Granville County. Child custody and visitation clinics are offered on the second Tuesday of the month and simple divorce clinics are offered on the third Thursday of the month. Clinics begin at 2:30 p.m. and last for about one hour. Advanced registration is required at the Legal Aid of North Carolina website: http://www.legalaidnc.org/Pages/default.aspx
The legal clinics educate people about their rights and empower them to handle some legal issues without the help of a lawyer. No specific advice is given on individual cases, though participants receive all of the guidance and paperwork necessary to walk out of the clinic and into the courthouse. The clinics will be hosted in the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service conference room, located at 125 Oxford Outer Loop Road, in Oxford. Details follow.
CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION CLINIC - 2nd Tuesday of each month beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Legal Aid of North Carolina's free child custody clinic teaches participants how to file a child custody action in court without an attorney. We will also discuss visitation. Families Living Violence Free will provide participants with a free packet with legal documents upon arrival to the clinic.
SIMPLE DIVORCE CLINIC - 3rd Thursday of each month, beginning at
2:30 p.m.
Legal Aid of North Carolina's free simple divorce clinic teaches participants how to file a simple divorce action in court without hiring an attorney. Families Living Violence Free will provide participants with a free packet with legal documents upon arrival to the clinic.
At the end of the clinic, participants can ask general questions to volunteer attorney. Specific legal advice is not provided at these clinics.
For more information, call Kim Henley, LPCA, Youth Services and Development Counselor and Sexual Assault Victim Advocate, at Families Living Violence Free, at 919-693-3579.