Free Legal Help Available for  Tennessee Tornadoes Survivors

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12/25/2023 – A free legal help hotline is now available for Tennessee Tornadoes survivors. The hotline is available to connect survivors to free legal services in qualifying counties who cannot afford an attorney. Survivors can call (844) HELP4TN or (844) 435-7486. Hotline callers may get help with legal issues like: FEMA and SBA financial benefits …

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Legal Aid Society Announces LAS Community Classroom

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  Are you in need of legal advice for a civil case but feel that it is out of reach? DarKenya Waller, the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands is here to tell us how they may be able to help you. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Are you …

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Legal Aid Society Announces $3.4M Savings for Davidson Residents Through Eviction Assistance Program

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Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that according to a newly released independent study, its Eviction Right to Counsel pilot program saved Davidson County residents more than $3.4 million over its first year. Eviction Right to Counsel is a 2-year pilot program aimed at providing …

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Don’t Let Holiday Costs Snowball

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Between gifts, decorations, family meals and travel, the holiday season is more expensive than ever. According to a survey by Deloitte, consumers are expected to spend an average of $1,652 this year on holiday-related expenses. A sizable percentage of Americans take on debt to pay for costs associated with the holidays. That includes those on low incomes, …

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Disaster Preparedness Checklist: How to Safeguard Your Home and Family

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While it is difficult to pick up the pieces after a natural disaster, there are ways to prepare yourself and your loved ones for the worst case scenario. At Legal Aid Society, we recommend being prepared for tough situations, such as flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes and other events that could threaten your livelihood and safety. Here …

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Understanding Your Options When Facing Eviction

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You have the right to go to court, make your case, and argue for your right to stay. The timeline and laws surrounding evictions vary from state to state and from county to county within Tennessee.   If you are being evicted, you should speak with an attorney. The Legal Aid Society is here to …

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LEGAL AID SOCIETY 2023 BEST OF THE BAR WINNERS

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Nashville, TN, MONDAY, JULY 10, 2023 – Legal Aid Society Executive Director DarKenya W. Waller, Managing Attorney Shelby Dodson, Board of Directors Member Erin Palmer Polly, Board of Directors Treasurer Mozianio ‘Trey’ Reliford III were announced as a 2023 Best of the Bar winner by Nashville Business Journal.  To determine the winners, NBA accepted nominations …

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Volunteer Attorneys and How They Can Help You?

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What services does the Legal Aid Society offer? Find out how they may be able to help you on this edition of OpenLine.   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Jordan Stringer with the Legal Aid Society joins Olivia Michael on this edition of OpenLine and informs viewers on what exactly the Legal Aid Society does and how it …

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