Kentucky Legal Aid (KLA)

Assists and enables low income families, elderly, disabled and other vulnerable individuals in South Central and Western Kentucky to resolve legal problems. Has 6 offices.
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Primary geographic focus: Kentucky
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: KLA
Lists: LSC



Governor’s budget would cut critical programs

Robert Johns
Richmond Register (KY)
January 31, 2018
Kentucky’s civil legal aid programs serve the working poor, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, nursing home residents, and victims of domestic violence.

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Kentucky Could Become Third State Not To Fund Legal Aid

Associated Press (AP)
March 27, 2018
State lawmakers are considering cutting the program to save money in a budget crunch caused by massive pension liabilities and stagnant revenues.


Kentucky Attempted To Kill Legal Aid Funding — We Should All Be Terrified

Joe Patrice
Above the Law
April 18, 2018
Kentucky's broken the taboo against eliminating legal aid funding -- expect things to get even worse around the country.

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Kentucky Courts Near Bottom In Serving Low Income Population

WKU Public Radio (Kentucky)
November 18, 2014
Only Oklahoma ranks lower than Kentucky when it comes to how the state’s court system serves its low-income and disabled population. On a 100-point scale, Kentucky comes in at 33.4 percent.

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