To gain access to our services, Ohio University students pay the $8.00 legal fee listed as an option your tuition bill. You have the first three weeks of the quarter to waive the fee if you didn’t do so when you paid your tuition. But many students have waived the fee by accident while using the new e-bill system or didn’t feel they were thoroughly informed about our program before waiving.
Now, you can re-enroll before the three week deadline that was previously just for waiving. Here’s the deal: if you do not currently need need legal assistance but waived by accident, changed your mind and decided you want to have legal coverage, or want to re-enroll because you learned more about our valuable services, just come to the office and fill out a re-enrollment form, or download it here and either drop it off or scan and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We The legal services fee will be added back to your tuition bill and you are responsible for paying it.
By signing the agreement, you are agreeing to pay your $8.00 legal services fee and acknowledging that you are eligible for legal services from the date and time you signed the form. If you are re-enrolling just because you have a legal issue, the $8.00 legal services fee will be put back on your bill and you will be subject to additional attorney fees. See our fee section for complete information.
Why do you have to pay additional fees if you re-enroll because you need legal assistance? Think of it like insurance. You can’t break your arm and buy insurance on the way to the hospital. Our program is like legal insurance; you buy it in case you need it. If everyone just enrolled when they needed legal help we wouldn’t be able to keep the fee so low and students wouldn’t be able to afford us. You can’t get an attorney anywhere else for $8.00, so pay your fee and help keep it affordable for all Ohio University students.
If you want to re-enroll for our services, don’t wait until the last minute! The deadline to re-enroll for Spring quarter is April 16, 2012!This information does not constitute legal advice, nor is it intended as a substitute for legal advice.