Self Help Videos

What to Expect in General Sessions (Videos)

Getting Ready for a General Sessions Civil Court Case

This video provided by Justice For All gives instructions on how to get ready for trial including explanations of legal concepts.

Preparing for Your Day in Court | Preparándose Para Su Día de Corte

In these video, Legal Aid of East Tennessee outlines general information on how to prepare for General Sessions court when representing yourself. This information is available in English or Spanish

 

Sued?

This video was created by West Tennessee Legal Services.  It provides information about how to protect your personal property (cars, bank accounts, furniture, etc.) when we're you're being sued.  

Protecting Your Personal Property When You've Been Sued

 

Divorce (Video)

This video, supplied by Legal Aid of East Tennessee, provides general legal information about getting divorced in Tennessee. 

Divorce in Tennessee

 

Before you Move into a New Property (Videos)

The following videos from Legal Aid of East Tennessee provides tips on what tenants should do before moving into a new property. This information is available in both English and Spanish.

Renters’ Guide – 5 Things You Should Do BEFORE You Move In

Guía para Inquilinos - 5 Cosas Que Debe Hacer ANTES de Mudarse Adentro

 

Are Bill Collectors Bothering You? (Videos)

This video, created by Legal Aid of East Tennessee, provides information on how to deal with bill collectors.

Biill Collectors

This video was created by West Tennessee Legal Services.  It provides information about your rights when debt collectors call you.

Five Things You Can Do When a Debt Collector Calls

 

Orders of Protection (Video)

These videos, created by Legal Aid of East Tennessee, provide information on Orders of Protection in Tennessee.  You will learn what an Order of Protection is, how to get an OP, how to stay safe, preparing for court, and how to deal with violations of your OP. This information is available in both English and Spanish.

Part 1 - What is an Order of Protection?

Part 2 – How to Get an Order of Protection

Parte 2 - Como Obtener una Orden de Protección

Part 3 – How to Stay Safe Until Your Hearing

Parte 3 - Cómo Permanecer Fuera de Peligro Hasta Su Día de Audiencia

Part 4 – Preparing for Your Day in Court

Parte 4 - Cómo Prepararse Para Su Día En Corte

Part 5 – Violations of an Order of Protection

 

Foreclosure (Videos)

These videos, created by Legal Aid of East Tennessee, help explain the foreclosure process in Tennessee.  

What Happens During a Foreclosure?

Ways to Avoid Foreclosure and Keep Your Home

Ways to Avoid Foreclosure but Not Keep Your Home 

 

Senior Legal Issues 

The following videos were created by West Tennessee Legal Services.  They are primarily geared toward seniors, but could be helpful to others as well.

Elder Abuse Recognition and Prevention

What are Medicare and Medicaid?

Qualified Income Trusts

How to Avoid Senior Scams

Redetermination / Why has my SSI Gone Down?

How to Safely Get a Free Credit Report

TennCare CHOICES

Conservatorships and Power of Attorney

 

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