With a newly-cleared title, Emma was quickly approved, and her loan was refinanced.
Sara and John now have a mortgage payment they can afford and feel confident this will be their family’s home for many years to come.
GIVE HOPE: For years, Valerie lived in fear of her abusive husband.
GIVE CHILDHOOD: At eight years old, Medley was living more like an adult than a kid.
GIVE COMMUNITY: Betty and Charles love their inner-city neighborhood.
GIVE A FUTURE: Michael dreams of one day becoming a teacher.
LEGAL AID GAVE JEREMY A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE. Jeremy was referred to Legal Aid by a community partner, needing assistance with his estranged wife. Jeremy’s wife previously convinced him to sign a Power of Attorney, purportedly so she could use the information to file a bankruptcy. Unfortunately, instead she emptied his bank account. Legal […]
MEG KEPT HER MEDICAID. SHE HAD LEGAL AID ON HER SIDE. Meg spent her childhood in and out of state custody. As an adult, she ended up in a series of abusive relationships. One of her abusers hit her head with a hammer so hard that she suffered a traumatic head injury. For many years […]
PARENTING PLAN PROTECTS MONICA & HER CHILDREN FROM FURTHER VIOLENCE Monica and her husband, Art, had three children together. During their marriage, Art pulled Monica by her ankles off a couch, tried to push her out of a moving car while she was pregnant with their middle child, threw a phone book at her face […]
ADOPT-A-NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECT’S FIRST COMPLETED REHAB In December 2015, a participating neighborhood association under Legal Aid’s Adopt-A-Neighborhood Project (AAN), approached the AAN team about a problem property in the neighborhood. AAN investigated the conditions of the property, determined it was eligible for the Abandoned Housing Act, and assisted the neighborhood association in vetting a local community […]