Athens Legal Services Office to Take On Clients From Closed Locations

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Three of nine Southeastern Ohio Legal Services offices are closing as a result of state and federal funding cuts.

Beginning January 6, people in Washington, Morgan and Noble Counties will be served out of the Athens office.

People in Monroe County will be served by the Steubenville office.

The Marietta office is among those shutting down.

The agency helps people with domestic violence, housing, income and other non-criminal legal problems.

The Marietta office serves Washington, Morgan, Monroe and Noble Counties.

In addition to the Marietta office, the Lancaster and Zanesville offices are closing.

This article was contributed by WTAP Television in Parkersburg