March 19, 2017 |
President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings.
Tags: Funding: Federal | Justice for All
March 7, 2017 |
WUWM (local NPR, Milwaukee)
Organized under the auspices of Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Eviction Defense Project, or EDP, is a court-based, free program for people facing eviction.
Tags: Housing: Eviction
February 21, 2017 |
Now that Pres. Donald Trump is strengthening border protections and limiting travel, attorneys who deal with victims of domestic violence worry their clients will be too afraid to apply for U visas.
Tags: Crime Victims | Immigration Process
February 17, 2017 |
Record (Bergen, NJ)
Tax season and tears of joy aren't usually thought of together, but that's exactly what volunteer tax preparers have seen at the Center City Mall in Paterson the last six years.
Tags: Pro Bono | Tax Relief
February 16, 2017 |
The situation is less dire now, thanks to Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee, which stepped in to fight for Chovil when a social security snafu wrongly reduced his monthly payment and left him struggling.
Tags: Immigration Process
January 27, 2017 |
KATV (local ABC, Little Rock)
Ledgerwood and over 7,000 other disabled Arkansas adults receive Medicaid waivers through the ARChoices program. But a new assessment tool introduced by DHS last year cut ledgerwood's weekly attendant care hours from 56 to 32.
Tags: Disability Rights | Medicaid