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Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS)®

555 Buttles Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) is civil legal aid. (SEOLS) gives legal help without attorney fees to people with low income and limited savings and assets. Offices are open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for special meetings, and holidays. Contact (request services online, call or visit office) as soon as the problem starts.

Online Self Help Brochures:
SEOLS provides advice and counsel for seniors in the following areas: Simple Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Issues with long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, Survivor & Transfer on Death Deeds, Defending against guardianships, Social Security, Medicare

Legal Aide and advice clinics in association with local bar associations. See Calendar at

Request legal help on line:

Athens Office: 964 East State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701
Serving Athens, Gallia, Meigs, Morgan, Noble, Vinton, Washington Counties
740.594.3558 or 800.686.3669 (toll free) 740.594.3791

Chillicothe Office: 73 East Water Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Serving Fairfield, Fayette, Hocking, Jackson, Pickaway, Pike, Ross Counties
740.773.0012 or 800.686.3668 (toll free) 740.994.0910

Newark Office: 15 West Locust Avenue, Suite A, Newark, Ohio 43055
Serving Knox, Licking, Muskingum, Perry Counties
740.345.0850 or 888.831.9412 (toll free) 740.345.2064

New Philadelphia Office: 255 2nd Street NE, Suite D, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
Serving Coshocton, Guernsey, Holmes, Tuscarawas Counties
330.339.3998 or 800.686.3670 (toll free) 330.339.6672

Portsmouth Office: 800 Gallia Street, Suite 700, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Serving Adams, Lawrence, Scioto Counties
740.354.7563 or 800.837.2508 (toll free) 740.354.2508

Steubenville Office: 100 North Third Street,Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Serving Belmont, Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson,  Monroe Counties
740.283.4781 or 800.837.4781 (toll free) 740.283.2127