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

Unemployment Insurance Benefits and COVID-19

SNAP Information During COVID-19

Ohio Works First (OWF) Cash Assistance

Child Care Information During COVID-19

Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Funds (PRC)

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

Medicaid During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Medicare Enrollment

Pandemic EBT

Social Security Administration Over Payment COVID Waiver


Ohio School Meal Distribution Sites

Ohio Meal Distribution Sites


Housing and Consumer Law Information

New Temporary Halt on Some Evictions

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

Consumer Protections in Response to COVID-19

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

Student Loans During COVID-19


Court Changes and Contact Information

Contact Information for the Clerk of Courts in Your County


Family and Immigration Law Information

Immigration Resources in Response to COVID-19


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.