COVID-19

Pro bono lawyers who advocate for indigent Texans are concerned that predatory debt collectors will try to raid bank accounts as soon as the federal government began to deliver much-anticipated...
There are moratoriums preventing landlords from evicting residents in all but five states at the state or local level due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Eviction Lab at Princeton...
Long-term residents at a Days Inn in Charlotte got water and electricity back Tuesday after the hotel shut it off in an attempt to force them out. Some people who live at the Days Inn on East...
The end of another month is causing anxiety for renters who may not be able to pay their landlords on May 1. With unemployment numbers continuing to rise across North Carolina during the coronavirus...
On Monday, LSC held a briefing on the state of the courts and access to justice from coast to coast. Overall, the picture was pretty bleak. The courts have shut down jury trials and, in many cases,...
Is there a silver lining to courts being closed to the public due to COVID-19? “This crisis might not have been the disruption we wanted, but it’s the disruption we needed,” Michigan Supreme Court...
Land of Lincoln Legal Inc. will receive COVID-19 relief money appropriated to LSC thorugh the CARES Act. The legal aid service — whose 65-county territory includes Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin,...
While many crimes are down amid COVID-19 lockdowns, there are concern that some crimes may go unreported. Teresa Sullivan, a supervisory attorney with Legal Aid Chicago, which represents domestic...
The Treasury Department is reviewing whether it has the legal authority to prevent banks and private debt collectors from seizing $1,200 government stimulus payments, according to a person familiar...
A lawsuit seeking to protect CARES Act payments from creditors filed by Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, Neighborhood Christian Legal Services and the Indiana Institute for Working...

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