Client Success Stories

PRO SE TENANT STOPS EVICTION At the Tenant Legal Help Clinic, a Legal Aid attorney met with Meg, who was being evicted for allegedly not paying her rent. Meg maintained she had in fact paid all her rent, including late fees. The attorney explained to Meg what evidence she would need to submit to the […]

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Fred now receives SSI & his home clear of any debt to the Housing Authority.

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BETH ANN IS MANAGING HER MENTAL ILLNESS. SHE HAD LEGAL AID ON HER SIDE. Beth Ann, 28, grew up in a home where being a female was of little value. Her father and brother spent years telling her she was insignificant. To keep her in her place, Beth Ann’s father would often beat her. One […]

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Kirk frequently talked down to Denise, telling her she wasn’t good enough for him. When Denise became pregnant, Kirk threw her belongings out of his home and tried to pressure her into getting an abortion.

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Legal Aid’s immigration team began working with Abella in 2016. She wanted to apply for citizenship but couldn’t afford to pay the $680 application filing fee.

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When Irene’s husband passed away, she did not have enough resources to pay for his funeral. As a last resort, she and her disabled son went to a “payday loan” company to borrow $150 each.

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The help Joanna received positively impacted her neighborhood as well.

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Thanks to Legal Aid, Allen had the transplant surgery he needed.

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Monica and her children are free from their abuser.

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LEGAL AID HELPED CHERYL COMBAT A FRAUDULENT PAYDAY LENDER Cheryl is a sixty-four year old woman and for the first time in her life, she was being sued and it was by a payday loan company. Cheryl was worried about how this would impact her ability to maintain her household. As a great-grandmother, she maintained […]

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