Delaware Access to Justice Commission

Created in 2014 “to identify the critical needs related to access to justice in Delaware and to develop realistic and cost effective solutions to meet those needs.”
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Primary geographic focus: Delaware
Organization type(s): ATJ Initiative


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Not enough pro bono legal aid in Delaware, commission finds

Megan Pauly
WDDE (Dover, Delaware)
September 18, 2017
The report found the state’s legal aid organizations currently have only enough resources to serve one eighth of Delaware’s low-income population.

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Delaware report shows limited legal help for low income residents

Zoe Read
September 18, 2017
On Monday, the Delaware Access to Justice Commission released a report that shows a lack of funding for legal aid agencies, limited help for pro se litigants and a shortage of attorneys offering pro bono services.

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Report: Many low-income Delawareans lack access to legal counsel

Matt Bittle
Delaware State News
September 19, 2017
The three main nonprofits in the state that focus on legal assistance in civil cases can handle only a fraction of that due to a funding crisis — potentially leaving more than 120,000 people without counsel, officials say.

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