This list is not exclusive. If you have questions about coverage, please contact SLS at (614) 247-5853 or If we cannot assist you, we will do our best to help you find a referral.

NOTE: Starting August 1, 2019, Student Legal Services will begin providing Immigration and Naturalization services.  Appointments will be available starting August 1.

Landlord/Tenant Disputes

  • Defense of eviction action
  • Security deposit disputes
  • Lease reviews
  • Obtaining necessary repairs / Condition of property
  • Breach of contract

Criminal Misdemeanors

  • Defense of underage alcohol possession/Consumption/False ID/Open container
  • Shoplifting
  • Driving under suspension/Without valid license
  • Receiving stolen property/Unauthorized use of property
  • Drug possession/Paraphernalia
  • Criminal mischief/Damaging/Trespass/Littering
  • Assault/Menacing/Telephone harassment
  • Disorderly conduct/Failure to disperse
  • Sealing of criminal records

Consumer Transactions

  • Credit report / credit card disputes 
  • Breach of warranty violations
  • Defective products
  • Negotiation with debt collectors
  • Recovery of unlawfully held property

Victims of Crime Assistance

  • Victims of crime reparations
  • Civil protection orders
  • Civil stalking protection orders

Traffic Offenses

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Speeding
  • Red light violations
  • Stop sign violations

Uncontested Domestic Matters

  • Paternity dispute resolution (brief advice / referral)
  • Dissolution
  • Legal Name Changes

Simple Estate Planning

  • Basic wills
  • Living wills
  • Medical power of attorney

Document Drafting & Review

  • Employment Contracts
  • Settlement agreements
  • Roommate agreements
  • Simple leases/Subleases
  • Simple sales contracts
  • Simple installment contracts
  • Simple promissory notes
  • Consumer Contracts 

Miscellaneous Matters

  • Notary services


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Student Legal Services

20 E. 11th Ave.

Columbus, OH 43201