News Story (California)
February 1, 2015
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Tags: Consumer Protection, Courts, Pro Se/Self-Help
Organizations mentioned/involved: American Bar Association (ABA), ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, Center for Families, Children and the Courts for the Judicial Council of California
When it comes to access to legal services, there’s a well-known justice gap. In too many cases, there are too many individuals who can’t afford a lawyer.
But Bonnie Hough, who works with pro se litigants in San Francisco, says a new national survey is calling attention to yet another gap: consumers who can afford legal services but still aren’t getting them.