Kentucky Equal Justice Center

Non-profit poverty law advocacy center.
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Primary geographic focus: Kentucky
Organization type(s): Provider

A public interest watchdog and advocate. Work in Frankfort and the courts to ensure equal access to justice and opportunity. Through Maxwell Street Legal Clinic in Lexington they help people navigate the process of legal immigration including the step of becoming a U.S. citizen.


News Story

Wife forced to pay for abusive husband’s divorce lawyer

Deborah Yetter
Courier-Journal (KY)
January 10, 2018
She was shocked further when she sought to divorce him and discovered that an obscure provision of Kentucky law required her to pay for his lawyer because as an inmate he had no means to hire an attorney.

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