Legal aid groups lose big if federal budget slashed

, The National Law Journal


The nation's providers of civil legal assistance for the poor could face more staffing reductions and provide services to fewer people if Congress is unable to resolve its latest budget crisis by March 1.

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  • Vicki Mangum

    No matter how many times that I called Legal Aid services I always got their recorder. They never called me back. Several others told me they had the same problem. I had to learn how to paralegal work myself. Now I help others. Legal Aid needs MORE staffing or just shut it down altogether.

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