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Collaboration and Cooperation Bridge Chasms in Understanding Legal Issues

Collaboration and Cooperation Bridge Chasms in Understanding Legal Issues When Americans face an injustice, calling a lawyer isn’t usually their first thought – not because they fear the expense, but because they truly don’t realize their problem might have an available remedy under civil law. Studies show that Americans don’t consider problems with insurance, family …

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Unfairly Treated Americans Find Hope Through Civil Legal Aid and Pro Bono Legal Services

Unfairly Treated Americans Find Hope Through Civil Legal Aid and Pro Bono Legal Services The Legal Services Corporation, the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation, reported in June 2017 that 86 percent of low-income Americans received inadequate or no professional legal help for the civil legal problems they …

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A PFA Can Be the First Step Toward Freedom from Domestic Abuse

A PFA Can Be the First Step Toward Freedom from Domestic Abuse In Pennsylvania, anyone enduring domestic abuse can seek relief through the PFA (Protection From Abuse) process. If successful, a judge may order the abuser to stop or face serious legal consequences. Although we have heard some people question the effectiveness of “just a …

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