Legal Help Centers Now Open In Northern and Central Kentucky

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The Kentucky Access to Justice Commission (KAJC) chaired by Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Michelle Keller has embarked on a mission to give all Kentuckians access to justice for their essential civil legal needs. As part of this plan, KAJC along with regional partners are opening Legal Help Centers throughout Kentucky to offer free legal information to people handling certain civil legal matters on their own. Legal information is crucial for individuals who do not have access to legal counsel. Without adequate knowledge of their rights and obligations, people may find themselves at a disadvantage when facing legal challenges. 

Legal Help Centers are currently active in Fayette and Jefferson counties. The Kenton County Legal Help Center will open on April 24, 2024. 

At the Legal Help Centers volunteer lawyers provide information on a variety of legal topics including divorce, expungement, child support and simple probate matters to those who would otherwise go unserved by the legal community. Among the information provided to patrons is access to legal forms and guided interviews produced by the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts for the most requested areas of legal assistance. These resources are user-friendly and designed to assist people in addressing their legal needs independently. You do not need to attend a Legal Help Center to access these materials. They can be found on Kentucky Court of Justice, Self-Help Portal at

The Legal Help Centers provide an avenue forward for people who may not qualify for legal aid but still require guidance and information to navigate their legal matters effectively. 

Fayette County Legal Help Center 
Thursdays 11:00 am-2:00 pm 
Robert F. Stephens Circuit Courthouse
Law Library, Room CB02A
120 N. Limestone
Lexington, Kentucky 

Jefferson County Legal Help Center 
Tuesdays 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Jefferson County Public Law Library 
2nd Fl. 514 W. Liberty Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40507

Kenton County Legal Help Center 
Wednesdays 11:00 am- 2:00 pm (opening April 24, 2024) 
Kenton County Justice Center 
Kenton County Law Library 
2nd Fl. 230 Madison Avenue 
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Volunteer attorneys looking to participate at their regional Legal Help Center can contact the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission by emailing Glenda Harrison at

Volunteers can sign up for the Kenton County Legal Help Center here.

Need Legal Help

Legal aid protects the rights of people living at or near poverty with legal problems such as:  housing, consumer, family and public benefits. We ensure access to justice for all people, including veterans, the elderly, those who are disabled and victims of domestic violence. You can call us to apply for assistance Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or Friday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Calls are answered in the order they are received. You may also apply online by clicking "Apply For Help" below. 


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