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New Interactive Self-Help Center

Posted by kkarr on July 1, 2014

In collaboration with the Wyoming Center for Legal Aid, the Wyoming Supreme Court is creating a series of free online interviews that help self-represented litigants accurately complete the court forms needed to file family law cases.  The first in the series, Divorce With No Minor Children, is now available.  

The interviews can be accessed through the Wyoming Supreme Court’s new Wyoming Interactive Self-Help Center at https://wise.courts.state.wy.us/. Users proceed through a series of questions, and the answers to the questions are used to prepare forms and instructions. Users will be able to save their case information, and return later to complete their case.


Virtual Lawyer Via Skype

Posted by kkarr on June 9, 2014

Do you live in Cody, Douglas, Evanston, Newcastle or Thermopolis? Low-income Wyomingites in these areas can now call the Center to schedule a FREE 20 to 30 minute consultation with a lawyer over Skype. 

After you fill-out an application over the phone, the Center will find a volunteer attorney to speak with you about your legal problem, and then arrange an appointment time for your Skype consultation (usually between 8am and 5pm, Monday-Friday, in most locations).  At your scheduled time, you will go to the designated hosting location to speak to the attorney via Skype.

The Center has established hosting locations in Cody, Douglas, Evanston, Newcastle and Thermopolis, with a grant from the ABA Access to Justice Innovation Grant program, in order to reach these underserved areas of Wyoming.  

NOTE: We can accept applications for civil legal questions only, such as divorce and custody, landlord/tenant, debts and consumer problems. The Center cannot accept applications for criminal, traffic, or personal injury matters. 

Click on a flyer below to learn more!

 


Launch of Pro Bono Portal

Posted by kkarr on April 2, 2014

The Wyoming Center for Legal Aid (the Center), launched a new tool for attorneys who sign up for the “I’ll Do One” campaign and agree to accept a pro bono case from the Center.  The Center today announced the launch of a Pro Bono Portal, which is a password accessible portal on the Center’s website which contains a variety of resources for pro bono attorneys.