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Gogebic Courthouse has self-help legal aid stations


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BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Courthouse is the first courthouse in the U.P. to offer self-help computer stations that facilitate free legal aid to any citizen wishing to use them.

That news was part of a report shared last week by Judge Michael Pope of the 32nd Circuit Court.

He was addressing members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners during their Nov. 8 meeting.

“We’re the second self-help center in the Upper Peninsula,” said Pope, explaining that Marquette County offers a similar system, albeit outside of its courthouse.

Pope said anyone wi...