Removing Legal Barriers,
Restoring Possibilities

We provide free and low cost legal services to clear past criminal records and other legal issues for those in Cuyahoga and adjacent counties.

Expungement Exposition Fair

LegalWorks will be at the 2022 Breaking the Chain Expungement Exposition Fair hosted by the Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.


Saturday April 23, 2022 - 10am - 2pm
John F. Kennedy High School
15111 Miles Ave. Cleveland, OH 44128

New Location Added!

LegalWorks, in collaboration with Cleveland Public Library is excited to announce the opening of a walk-in legal clinic at the Glenville Branch, 11900 St. Clair Avenue.


Open Mondays 1pm-5pm (Starting Feb 7, 2022)

How We Help

Seal your criminal record

Motions to Seal & Expungement

We may be able to work towards having your case sealed or removed from public record. Or, we may be able to lessen or remove any penalties.

Low-cost representation

Criminal Defense

We can provide defense in limited criminal matters including vacating pending traffic violations, managing misdemeanors, or dealing with probation or low-level felony warrants.

Get your license back

License Suspensions

We can help you get your license back in good standing and restore your driving privileges.

Remove arrest warrants

Arrest Warrants

We may be able to resolve outstanding warrants for misdemeanors, traffic offenses, probation violations, and other matters.

Child support help

Child Support Counseling

We may be able to help you reduce outstanding monthly obligations or arrears.

UPDATE: Expanded Eligibility For Felony Records

Effective April 12 2021, those with unlimited felonies of the 4th and 5th degree (primarily thefts and drug offenses) can apply to have them sealed after only one year. Many more people with felony convictions are now eligible to seal their records!
Seal your record

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