March 17, 2016 |
Westfair Business Publications (NY and CT)
The unit includes 10 attorneys, four supervisors and three paralegals on staff experienced and dedicated to fighting for victims’ rights.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Domestic Violence | Poverty
July 31, 2015 |
New York Times (NYT)
How civil legal aid lawyers are fighting for homeowners against the banks.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Consumer Protection | Housing: Foreclosure | Pro Se/Self-Help
July 28, 2015 |
, Brian Lehrer Show
In more than 70% of civil cases today, people who can't afford legal representation end up going to court alone. Access to counsel is a make-or-break issue for many families, and advocates for increased funding for legal aid programs.
Tags: Access to Justice | Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Civil Right to Counsel | Pro Se/Self-Help
July 27, 2015 |
, Thomas E. Perez
There is a resource for our communities that does not receive enough attention, yet is critical to ensuring that families not only stay afloat but move up the economic ladder: civil legal aid.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Consumer Protection | Domestic Violence | Family | Funding: Federal | Funding: Private/Foundation | Funding: State & Local | Housing: Homelessness | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Pro Se/Self-Help | Veterans | Women
July 21, 2015 |
Victims of domestic violence would benefit from support from a lawyer.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Domestic Violence | Women