To help you navigate this difficult time, Legal Aid created an FAQ series which explains your legal rights and responsibilities on a variety of important topics such as paying your rent or mortgage, paying taxes, paying loans, protecting your credit, and going to court. The FAQs also contain current information on key deadlines and next steps for you to take regarding your legal issue. Just click on the links to read or to download and print.


Stimulus Check Information

How to Register to Get Your Stimulus Payment

Stimulus Check Garnishment Information

Economic Impact Payments for Social Security & SSI Recipients – Steps to Take and Schedule of Payments


Benefits Information

Ohio Works First (OWF) Cash Assistance

Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Funds (PRC)

Benefits from the Social Security Administration During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Medicaid During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandemic EBT

Social Security Administration Over Payment COVID Waiver

Snap Information During COVID-19


Housing and Consumer Law Information

Temporary Halt on Some Evictions

Pandemic Housing and Utility Assistance Funds for Hamilton County Residents

Coronavirus Relief Funds for Housing & Utility Assistance

Emergency Rental Assistance Funds for Tenants in Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Emergency Rental Assistance Funds for Tenants in Southwest Ohio

SW Ohio Homeowner Resources and Protections in Response to COVID-19

Student Loans During COVID-19

Consumer Protections in Response to COVID-19

How 2021 Tax Law Changes Could Affect You


Court Changes and Contact Information

Contact Information for the Clerk of Courts in Your County


Education Law Information

Helping Students Succeed

Helping Students Succeed – Information for Community Partners


If you have questions or need immediate assistance, please call the Legal Aid line at (513) 241-9400.