Meet with an attorney online or by phone to draft or review family law court documents for you! Once you pass our screening process, we will set up a virtual meeting or phone call to work with an attorney. You can do the intake process online. To do the intake online, simply request our intake form from TLCinfo@timplegal.org and follow the instructions.
- You must be representing yourself in court (you don't have an attorney).
- You must meet our screening guidelines (you must be either a) a victim of abuse and your case is tied to the abuse, or b) have household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level).
- You must call and be screened to see if your case is something we can assist with. You can either call our hotline or attend our weekly clinic.
- You must be involved in a family law court case in Utah. We cannot provide documents for cases that are in courts in other states.
- Fill out our intake forms, you can email us at TLCinfo@timplegal.org and we will send you our forms. You can also call and speak with one of our with our attorneys at (801) 649-8895 and they can assist you.
- Complete the digital intake forms that are sent to your email.
- We will email you or call you after our weekly case meeting to let you know if you have been approved.
- Once you have been approved, we will set up a virtual meeting or phone call with an attorney. The attorney will then work with you in drafting and preparing the agreed-upon paperwork.
- Once the documents are drafted and sent to you, you are responsible for filing the paperwork with the Court.
- Client Information Sheet: This document will ask for your information. Make sure to complete all sections that apply to you and your case or situation.
- Representation Agreement: This document states that you allow staff attorneys, volunteer attorneys, and law students to help draft documents.
- General Authorization to Release Information: This document authorizes Timpanogos Legal Center, or their representatives, to obtain information about your case.
TLC does not provide in-court representation. TLC's limited representation ends when the documents are complete. A TLC staff member or volunteer may follow up to make sure the client didn’t run into barriers when filing the documents and arranging for service of process.
A request to be served in the document clinic does not guarantee that your case will be accepted for services.
In-Person Document Clinic
An in-person document clinic is held twice monthly from January through May and September through December.
The purpose of this clinic is to provide real-time document preparation for shorter documents. Clients must be referred to the in-person clinic by Michelle Lesue, TLC's Document Clinic Lead Attorney. Walk-ins are not accepted.