Legal Resources

Summit County Courts

Akron Municipal Court Forms (small claims included)

Resource:  Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Better Business Bureau  
The Better Business Bureau offers consumers and businesses resources including business and charity reviews, complaints, statistics, ratings, and more.

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
1-800-998-9454, Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m, and Tuesday and Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A non-profit law firm serving the legal needs of low-income individuals in central Northeast Ohio

Summit County Ohio Legal Forms – Akron Legal News
We publish and sell many legal forms including affidavits, agreements, complaints, contracts, leases, and notices. Fax or phone orders before 11:00 am and they will be shipped that same day. All orders are shipped U.P.S with a minimum shipping and handling charge of $7.00.

Law You Can Use
Journalists, librarians, students, teachers and members of the general public can find previously published question-answer columns on a wide variety of legal topics. For a free subscription to current columns, contact OSBA Public Relations at (800) 282-6556.

Law Facts Pamphlets
The LawFacts pamphlet series provides general information for consumers about the most commonly encountered legal issues.

Save Immigrant Families USA
Offers free helpful instructions and form documents that can be filed in Juvenile, Probate, or Domestic Relations courts in Ohio to secure the safety of family members (especially children) if their undocumented parents are apprehended by ICE and removed from the USA.

Ohio Revised Code

Ohio Administrative Code

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct

American Civil Liberties Union – Cleveland Chapter
The mission of the ACLU of Ohio is to aid in maintaining and extending constitutional and other fundamental rights, liberties, privileges, and immunities, and to take all legitimate action in furtherance of that object without political partisanship.

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.
Committed to reducing poverty and promoting self-sufficiency in the Akron area and beyond.

NAACP, Akron Chapter
From its inception in 1909 until today, the NAACP continues to push forward in political, economic, and social issues.

Ohio Civil Rights Commission
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, places of public accommodation, housing, credit, and disability in higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry, military status or familial status.

Credit Counseling & Debtor Information from the U.S. Department of Justice
The United States Trustee Program is a component of the Department of Justice responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees.

Safe At Home
Safe at Home is an address confidentiality program that allows victims of domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking, rape or sexual battery to apply for an address designated by the Secretary of State to serve as the person’s address to shield their residence address from public records, including the voter registration lists.