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additional legal services

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)
Legal Aid of Western Ohio

525 Jefferson Ave

Toledo, OH 43604

         419.724.0460

         888.534.1432

         Denise Boyer

         Domestic Violence Resource                 Center Coordinator

         419.213.2700

Who they serve

Low-income residents of Northwest Ohio

General information

Provides free legal advice and referrals to low income residents of Northwest Ohio. Se habla español.

700 Adams St

Toledo, OH 43604

        419.213.2700

Lucas County Common Pleas Court

Lucas County Court of Common Pleas is the trial court of general jurisdiction. This means that it hears felony cases as well as civil disputes where the amount of money in controversy exceeds $500 and also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil cases exceeding $10,000.

(F-B) Ohio Homeland Security

1970 West Broad St

Columbus, OH 43223

       614.387.6171

       homelandsec@dps.ohio.gov

       614.752.2419

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for investigating human trafficking, arresting traffickers and protecting victims. DHS initiates hundreds of investigations and makes numerous arrests every year, using a victim-centered approach. DHS also processes immigration relief through Continued Presence (CP), T visas, and U visas to victims of human trafficking and other designated crimes.

Lucas County Domestic Relations Court

429 N Michigan St

Toledo, OH 43604

       Denise Boyer

       Domestic Violence Resource                 Center Coordinator

        419.213.2700

Who they serve

Victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault

General information

Processes Civil Protection Orders (CPO), crisis intervention, safety planning and information and referrals for victims of domestic violence.

Prosecutor's Office Toledo Municipal Court

555 N Erie St

Toledo, OH 43604

       419.245.1982

File criminal charges

Victim-Witness Coordinator
Lucas County Victim Witness Assistance Program

555 N Erie St

Toledo, OH 43604

       419.213.4591

Assist victims in ten felony courtrooms, inform victims of their rights, provide employer intervention, escort victims to court proceedings while instructing them on procedure and decorum, provide crisis counseling and referrals for long-term counseling. Notifies victims of court dates, continuances, motions for early release, and parole hearings. Assists in filing compensation under the Ohio Crime Victims Compensation Programs.