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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Award Recipients

Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Awards Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida present the recipients of their 2021 Annual Recognition Awards. The awards were presented during a series of on-line events that took place on May 4–7, 2021 via Facebook Live. If...
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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Award Recipients

Legal Aid Programs in Broward County 2021 Annual Recognition Award Recipients Awards were presented during Series of Virtual Events on May 4–7, 2021   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (May 11, 2021) – Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) are pleased to announce the recipients of...
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Story of Justice: John Requires Special Attention From His School

Story of Justice: John Requires Special Attention From His School Background John had a history of poor academics and behaviors in his school. The student’s situation was not getting better and seemed to require special attention which the school was not providing.  Assistance When John’s case was brought to Legal Aid, we requested a Response...
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Story of Justice: Angela’s Bank Refused to Honor its Reimbursement Guarantee on Unauthorized Transactions

Angela’s Bank Refused to Honor its Reimbursement Guarantee on Unauthorized Transactions Background On April 13, 2020, a Zelle transfer of $2,000 from Angela’s* bank account was made to an individual unknown to her. This was followed by a second Zelle transfer out of the same account only moments later for $1,500 to a different unknown...
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Story of Justice: Eduardo’s School Was Not Able to Handle His Special Needs

Eduardo’s School Was Not Able to Handle His Special Needs Background Eduardo is a sixteen-year-old child diagnosed with Autism and Language Impairment. Eduardo had been recently enrolled at a school that was not equipped to handle his needs. During an IEP Meeting at that school, many negative comments were made by school staff to Eduardo’s...
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Local Probate Attorney, Tommy Walser, Gives Back to the Broward County Community

Local Probate Attorney, Tommy Walser, Gives Back to the Broward County Community Attorney Tommy Walser, a partner in the Florida Probate Law Firm, PLLC, has volunteered with Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s “No Place Like Home” Program for the past 2 years, providing probate services to low income and vulnerable members of our community...
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Profile in Good: Jonathan Axel

Profile in Good: Jonathan Axel Jonathan Axel graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in May of 2015. After graduating, Jonathan did some criminal defense work and general civil litigation. Jonathan started working for Legal Aid Service of Broward County in August of 2018 as an attorney in the VOCA (Victims of Crime...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Patrick B. Giunta, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Patrick B. Giunta, Esq. Patrick B. Giunta, Esq., is the founder of Patrick Giunta, P.A., where he handles real estate, estate planning, probate, and construction law. Patrick, a member of the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Panel, has volunteered over 155 pro bono hours, demonstrating his generosity and willingness to serve...
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Story of Justice: Jose Gets Sued for Credit Card Debt that Does Not Belong to Him

Story of Justice: Jose Gets Sued for Credit Card Debt that Does Not Belong to Him Background A few years ago, Jose*, a veteran, lost his wallet which had his social security card in it. Since that time, Jose started receiving collection letters from several debt collectors. One particular debt collector actually filed a small...
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Story of Justice: Johanna Gets the Help She Needs

Story of Justice: Johanna Gets the Help She Needs Background Johanna* is an eighth-grade student with Language Impairment and ADHD. When her mother sought assistance from ELRP, Johanna had an IEP based only on her ADHD. Despite having an IEP, Johanna was struggling in school and receiving D’s and F’s. While the school district had...
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