Poor? Need legal aid? Tiny part of landlord law could make lawyers wary of helping out

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Poor? Need legal aid? Tiny part of landlord law could make lawyers wary of helping out

May 25, 2018 | Bruce Vielmetti | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
An effort to help poor tenants facing eviction get some free legal help was so successful last year that landlords started timing court appearances for days when the Eviction Defense Project wasn't in session.
Tags: Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Pro Bono

Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation

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Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation

Created in 1986 by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Brings Wisconsin’s legal and financial communities together to generate funds which are used to make grants to agencies providing civil legal aid to Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents.