Domestic Violence

Legal Aid Chicago said Tuesday it's suing the court clerk, saying her office isn’t meeting its legal duty to provide orders of protection to domestic violence victims immediately after they’re...
Rising evictions and domestic violence are partly driving the skyrocketing demand for legal aid during the coronavirus pandemic, with groups anticipating a heavier caseload overall going forward and...
Before the pandemic led courts to completely shutter or severely limit services, Pro Bono Net’s technology was taking root in the District of Columbia Courts. Legal services organizations were...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and our lives and has left countless Delawareans facing new and unanticipated civil legal challenges that directly affect their safety, shelter, and...
Hannah Groedel, an attorney with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services — a group that provides free legal aid to low-income people — told The Lens that during Gov. John Bel Edwards’ stay-at-home order,...
Kayla McCall, an attorney with East River Legal Services, joined K eloland Living in the studio to discuss the rise of domestic violence cases amid COVID-19. Nichole Townsend, Pro Bono and Outreach...
Domestic violence does not go away during a pandemic, rates may even be exacerbated. But, throughout the COVID emergency shut-downs, help for domestic violence victims is but a phone call or a text...
LSC held a virtual briefing on Domestic Violence and Civil Legal Services during the Coronavirus Pandemic on May 11. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (IN-5), Gwen Moore (WI-4) and David Price (NC-4)...
Steven McGarrity, Community Legal Aid's executive director, said last month that the organization was bracing for a potential uptick in domestic violence cases. “We are generally concerned about...

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