As a result of the tornadoes on May 27 – May 28, 2019, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in Greene, Mercer and Montgomery counties. Ohioans struggling with a legal issue as a result of the tornadoes can contact legal aid for help.

Common legal problems that can result from a natural disaster include:

  • Insurance questions
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Problems with lost documents
  • Scams and price-gouging related to rebuilding homes

Any Ohioan affected by the disaster can seek pro bono legal assistance by either:

Attorneys interested in providing pro bono service should contact Sophia Chang at (614) 715-8568.