If you are not able to afford an Attorney there are resources available to you if you qualify.
You can request the appointment of an attorney. Many excellent attorneys practicing in Lorain County take Criminal Appointments. You must financially qualify and who you get is up to the Judge. The Ohio Public Defender also puts out minimum requirements on experience necessary to take certain cases.
You do not have a constitutional right to representations such as in criminal cases so the Court will not appoint an attorney for you.
You may qualify Legal Aid provides assistance in Divorce and Custody Cases. You can contact them at this link www.lasclev.org
The Lorain County Bar Association also has a Modest Means and Pro Bono Program. www.loraincountybar.org
The Lorain County Bar Association has a Modest Means Program for people facing Foreclosure. www.loraincountybar.org
Disclaimer: Zachary B. Simonoff Co., LPA is not associated with these organizations and merely provides their contact information as a public service. Zachary B. Simonoff Co. LPA makes not warranties as to any actions by the above listed organizations.