Tag Archives: Pro Se

Alcovy Circuit addresses pro se (self-help) with forms


The Fulton County Daily Report blog ATLaw provides a write-up on the new pro se page of Georgia’s Alcovy Circuit.  The Alcovy Circuit covers Newton and Walton Counties east of Atlanta. Read the ATLaw blog article and learn more about … Continue reading

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LegalZoom Order- Implications for Access to Justice


Richard Zorza provides us with some insight into the Missouri District Court order that rejected LegalZoom’s motion for summary judgment. Lawyers from Georgia’s access to justice community have been developing online forms for low-income households and, in conjunction with several … Continue reading

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New online legal resources – from your ever-helpful friends at Technola


Technola has compiled a list of very useful online legal resources.  Check out “Recently Released Legal Resources.”

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All good things… A blog article from Law21.ca


“Eighty percent of the poor in the United States are unable to afford a lawyer or find pro bono help for their civil legal problems, according to the American Bar Association.” Continue reading

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New Tools Available for Educating Georgians on Legal Issues


New community legal education materials are now available for the Georgia community and volunteer advocates.  The flashmedia presentations are available on-line and are designed to connect persons with appropriate resources for legal problems. The legal education materials consist of automated … Continue reading

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Ask your lawyer if a divorce is right for you


Why is it that I feel pharmaceutical advertisements have something to teach us about how we provide legal information?

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Pregnant & Incarcerated: A Sentence for Two


Here’s an interesting video from the Georgia  Civil Pro Bono Family Law Project concerning imprisoned women who are pregnant.  The Civil Pro Bono Family Law Project assists incarcerated women.  The video discussion is lead by: Sharon Hill, Executive Director, Georgia … Continue reading

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GA Supreme Court Civil Legal Needs Roundtables Continue across Georgia


In June 2009, the Georgia Supreme Court Civil Justice Commission released its Legal Needs Study and Pro Bono Survey.  The Court is sponsoring over a dozen Roundtable Discussions across the state to garner feedback from the public, the legal community, … Continue reading

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Would you watch?


I’m working with some folks to start a weekly 30 minute interview program on pro bono and legal services issues.  We’ll post the videos online.  The interviews will cover substantive poverty law topics, law practice and pro bono issues.  The … Continue reading

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Jordan Furlong gets to the point on unmet legal needs


A recent article by Jordan Furlong in Slaw about unmet legal needs sums up the scenario quite well. Eighty percent of the poor in the United States are unable to afford a lawyer or find pro bono help for their … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court Commission begins series of civil justice round tables


On the heels of the release of the Georgia Legal Needs Study, the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Civil Justice will take to the road to engage local communities in a discussion about access to the courts. Beginning on July … Continue reading

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Community presentations on federal and state law now online


Georgia Legal Services Program and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government have teamed up to present the client community with an extensive set of community education flash presentations. These quality presentations cover subjects such as the courts, tax law, consumer … Continue reading

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