WITH LEGAL AID’S HELP, SARA COMPLETED HER PROGRAM IN 10 MONTHS
Sara, a 24 year old woman, had been struggling with mental illness since her teens. Her struggle with mental illness had caused her to be brought in to police custody on criminal charges.
VETERANS’ COURT GAVE CARL A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE – HIS LEGAL AID ATTORNEY WAS WITH HIM EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
Like many young veterans, Carl came back from war with mental scars. Carl, 45, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). His condition affects every aspect of his daily life.
Beth came to Legal Aid because she was struggling to have her Housing Choice Voucher processed by the Housing Authority of Kansas City
Alice and her grandson Kenny faced eviction from their Section 8, subsidized housing in Kansas City.
LEGAL AID DEFENDS BILL AND JOHN AGAINST THEIR UNFAIR LANDLORD
Bill and John rented a mobile home and lot from their landlord. Bill also worked for the landlord in the mobile home park. Bill’s landlord systematically underpaid him for his work and discounted his hours unfairly.
Mario is a disabled resident of a HUD subsidized multi-family unit. His unit was advertised as an “ADA” unit, one of four in the complex. In fact, the unit violated numerous ADA standards.
With Legal Aid’s help, Bill and Cindy were able to save their home
A Tax Redemption Contract saves Rick’s home from foreclosure.
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.