Civil legal matters workshop in Winona

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Corp. and Central Mississippi Inc. Community Action Agency will sponsor an educational workshop on civil legal matters using the court on July 19.

The workshop begins at 10 a.m. at the Winona Community Center, 623 Powell St.

Topics to be discussed are Social Security benefits, birth certificate issues, wills and trusts preparations. Speakers will also discuss the eligibility requirements for various benefit programs and explain the process of navigating through court.

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Corp.’s mission is to serve eligible people in Mississippi who cannot afford civil legal services by protecting their legal rights and providing competent legal representation in civil matters.

“We believe that it is important to let people in the Montgomery County area know there is help available,” the sponsors stated. In order to promote awareness and inform the community, North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Corp. has formed a partnership with Central Mississippi Inc. Community Action Agency.

For any additional information, contact Cherri Green, Office of Resource Development (Mississippi Legal Services programs), (800)-959-6752 ext. 2919, cgreen@mslegalservices.org; or Pamela Metcalf, 283-2698, pmetcalf@cmicsp.org.