Brooke’s life with her grandfather will not be disrupted.

Charlie, a retired Air Force veteran, contacted Legal Aid for help obtaining legal guardianship of his granddaughter Brooke. Brooke and her mother (Charlie’s daughter) had lived with Charlie since Brooke was an infant. After ten happy, stable years, Charlie’s daughter was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Charlie took over the care of Brooke and continued caring…

VAP attorney helps Andrea get her daughter re-evaluated for special education.

Andrea’s daughter was ready to start Kindergarten. She had been receiving special education services in pre-school, which the school district terminated without holding an Individual Education Program (IEP) meeting or conducting a re-evaluation. Andrea contacted Legal Aid for assistance with her child’s special education issue and was referred to the Volunteer Attorney Project. A VAP…