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Old Posted Apr 20, 2017, 4:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Philly-Drew View Post
Pardon my ignorance, So, its like a legal branch of City Government?
Legal aid organizations are non-profits that provide legal representation to people that couldn't otherwise afford it in circumstances like bankruptcy, divorce, domestic violence, immigration, and landlord-tenant disputes. It is my understanding that most these organizations rely on a mix of paid staff, probono attorneys, and volunteer interns. An example of such an organization is Community Legal Services.
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