Student Legal Services can counsel students on many types of civil (non-criminal) cases, but our main civil focus is on landlord/tenant matters as that’s the type of case we see most often. A more complete list of the types of civil cases we can talk to students about is below.
One fact you should know before calling us about a landlord/tenant matter, however, is that the Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations office also has a part-time attorney on staff who can review your lease at no cost. We charge a fee for this service.
Some of the types of civil issues we can help with are as follows.