Cases We Take

CMLS Practice Areas

CMLS provides legal advice, brief services, and extended representation to clients with civil legal needs. CMLS cannot assist with any criminal matters, child protection cases, or immigration claims. Case priorities are established to determine what types of cases are accepted. CMLS focuses on legal matters that preserve clients’ basic needs and protect them from abuse.

Family Law

  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence – Order for Protection/Harassment Restraining Order
  • Mediations
  • Parenting Time – Establishments/Modifications
  • Spousal Maintenance and Child Support


  • Contract for Deed
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure
  • Lock Outs
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Repair Issues
  • Fair Housing

Public Benefits

  • Overpayment and Termination Appeals
  • SSI
  • Unemployment Compensation


  • DHS Disqualifications
  • Discrimination
  • Wage Claims


  • Criminal
  • Housing

Consumer Debt

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt Collection
  • Garnishment

Estate Planning

  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Health Care Directives
  • Power of Attorney
  • Simple Wills



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