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August 3, 2020

Story of Justice: Fred’s Property Is Fraudulently Transferred

Fred’s Property Is Fraudulently Transferred Background Fred,* a 71-year-old senior citizen is blind and very hard of hearing. Four years ago, while he was temporarily residing at a rehabilitation facility following surgery, his son fraudulently signed Fred’s name on a Quit Claim deed to transfer Fred’s property to himself. Assistance Before the son could follow...
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Bringing HOPE to the Child Welfare System in Broward County

Bringing HOPE to the Child Welfare System in Broward County By Melissa Green, Esq. When we hear the words restorative justice, there is often a connection with the criminal justice system. But what if we brought “restorative” to child welfare and a civil legal system?  All humans are hardwired to connect. Just as we need...
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Board Member Profile: Carlos E. Sandoval, Esq.

Carlos E. Sandoval, Esq. I joined the Board of Directors of Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) in 2017. As a lawyer, knowing that there are so many persons who do not have access to justice because of their lack of financial resources is...
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Story of Justice: Luke Seeks Treatment and Counseling

Luke Seeks Treatment and Counseling Background Luke*, a Veteran, had been arrested and sent to Veterans Treatment Court due to substance abuse, which caused a rift in his family. Luke contacted us regarding his options for reuniting with his children. Assistance The children’s mother was represented by an attorney who was attempting to paint the...
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Story of Justice: Kerry and ACA Healthcare Eligibility

Kerry and ACA Healthcare Eligibility Background Kerry* was an immigration client whose status was in deferred action. Kerry was not eligible for Medicaid as she was required to be a qualified immigrant for at least five years. Nevertheless, since she was lawfully present, Kerry should have been able to qualify for subsidies in the Health...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Ofer Shmucher

Ofer Shmucher, Esq. Mr. Ofer Shmucher is a new member of the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Panel. Since June 2020, Mr. Shmucher has generously accepted several new cases to represent clients being sued by debt collectors to help them reach a fair resolution. His work helps clients to avoid the risk of a wage...
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