VALPARAISO | The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is accepting new cases.

The Law Clinic represents low-income residents of the region in matters such as debt collection defense, consumer issues, landlord/tenant disputes, guardianships, adoptions and tax concerns involving the Internal Revenue Service.

Potential clients must meet income eligibility guidelines, officials said.

The Law Clinic’s legal services are provided by Valparaiso University law students, who receive firsthand legal experience by representing financially disadvantaged clients. Students work under the supervision of law school faculty.

The Law Clinic is in Heritage Hall at 510 Freeman St. -- at the intersection of Freeman Street and College Avenue. For more information or to determine eligibility for assistance call (219) 465-7903.

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Rob covers urban affairs and other matters in Crown Point, St. John, Winfield and beyond. Previously he covered Valparaiso, Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. He's also written for various magazines and pens a culture blog for The Times.