Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) is a non-profit regional law firm that provides high quality legal assistance in civil matters to help eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio achieve self reliance, and equal justice and economic opportunity.
Using public access TV to reach potential clients where they are
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. Attorney Gary Weston joined DATV Host Jeffrey Swillinger on “You and the Law” show in November. The presentation explained LAWO and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality’s mission, the services available, and ways individuals can apply for legal help or access other resources.
Weston also discussed suggested approaches to protect and preserve legal rights, personal safety, property assets, income, and independence.
Services highlighted include those for seniors over 60-years-old – including the “Plan Ahead & Protect Yourself” Legal Series. The project features five classes and class materials are also available in multimedia formats such as short videos, audio clips, fact sheets and a workbook at https://legalaidline.lawolaw.org/selfhelp/older-adults/