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Child Custody : Need Legal Help?

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The Law Library is open Courthouse hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00. 

For directions to the library and a list of holidays, see our website.

We cannot provide research by phone or email, except for governmental officials and subscribers.  Please come into the library for research guidance and self-help.

In person: Hamilton County Courthouse 1000 Main Street, 6th floor Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

By phone: 513.946.5300

On our website.

By fax: 513.946.5252

Or by email.

Need Legal Help?

The Law Library is open to the public for self-help during its regular business hours. The information provided is not a substitute for legal advice from a licensed attorney.

For legal assistance, consider the following organizations:

Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati 
Legal representation, information, advice and referral for people in need of legal help
513.241.9400

Pro Seniors Legal Hotline and Referral Service
Help for persons over the age of 60
800.488.6070

Disability Rights Ohio
Advocates for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio
800.282.9181

Lawyer Referral Service, Cincinnati Bar Association
A free referral and a reduced consultation fee for the first 30 minutes
513.381.8359

Lawyer Referral Service, Northern Kentucky Bar Association
A free referral with hourly fees established by participating attorneys
859.781.1525

Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court Family Law Clinic
Volunteer lawyers, law students, and court staff provide free help for low-income people representing themselves in Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Custody and Companionship Clinic
Free, enhanced support for low-income individuals filing on their own for changes in custody or companionship (visitation).