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Dane Co. Legal Assistance Programs

The August edition of the DCLRC Docket is now available from the Dane County Legal Resource Center. It features a directory of free legal assistance programs located in the Dane Co. courthouse (215 South Hamilton Street).

  • Restraining Order Clinic Mondays 9-Noon, Room 1001 (Next to Probate) The restraining order clinic is a University of Wisconsin Law School program that can help organize information and complete and review forms and procedures for restraining orders. Law School students provide help, supervised by a clinical law professor. The students will supply no legal advice or advocacy.
  • Family Law Assistance Center Wednesdays 11:30-1:30, Room L1000 (Assembly Room) Offers assistance with forms and procedures related to family court; referrals to community resources; no legal advice. Staffed by volunteer attorneys, paralegals and law students; Spanish-speaking volunteers are available the first and third Wednesdays. Schedule available on Dane County Bar Association Web site: http://www.dcba.net/programs/FamilyAssistSchedule.html.
  • Family Court Assistance Project Tuesdays, Thursdays 9-Noon; Wednesdays 11-2, Room L1000 FCAP is a University of Wisconsin Law School program that can help organize information, complete and review forms, and will offer numerous workshops on family court-related issues, including Temporary Restraining Orders. Staffed by Law School students, supervised by a clinical law professor. The students will supply no legal advice or advocacy. Contact FCAP at (608) 262-2301.
  • Small Claims Assistance Program Tuesdays 9-11 a.m., Room L1000 (Assembly Room) Program offers assistance with forms and procedures related to small claims court; referrals to community resources; no legal advice. Staffed by volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law students.