PRESTONSBURG – AppalReD Legal Aid has announced a do-it-yourself divorce clinic to assist low-income individuals to secure an uncontested divorce without using a lawyer. The clinic will be held on March 15, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Floyd County Library on 161 N. Arnold Ave in Prestonsburg. Participants are asked to register prior to attending the event by contacting Mary Going via at [email protected] or by calling (606) 886-3876, Ext. 1315.
The AppalReD divorce clinic is free and designed for individuals who have an agreement with their spouses on the entire divorce settlement. The main focus of the clinic is to help clients fill out the necessary paperwork required to file for a divorce. There will be a notary on hand to notarize all required documents. By the end of the clinic, all clients will have a completed set of paperwork ready for filing.
AppalReD is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal assistance to families and individuals in poverty in 37 eastern Kentucky counties. It is the only organization in eastern and south central Kentucky that provides legal services free of charge. Clients turn to AppalReD for civil legal problems that threaten their physical and economic well-being. Those assisted include the elderly, children, victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable groups.