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Story of Justice: Carol Falls Victim to a Fraudulent Scheme

Carol Falls Victim to a Fraudulent Scheme Background Carol* was the victim of a fraudulent scheme. While being led to believe that she was signing up for a free program to help low-income people save on energy costs, she was tricked into agreeing to take out a loan for $8,000 to finance the purchase of...
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Story of Justice: Alex Gets Help with her Eviction

Alex Gets Help with her Eviction Background After losing her job and not being able to pay her rent for a prolonged period, Alex* finally received an eviction notice from her landlord. After doing some research, Alex contacted every possible organization she could find to apply for rent assistance. Unfortunately, she was not able to...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Jason H. Haber, Esq.

Jason H. Haber, Esq. Jason H. Haber was a legal intern for Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida’s (CCLA) Family Law Unit while he was still in law school. Since Jason started his private practice, he has continued to support CCLA by taking pro bono cases, including filing appeals for victims of domestic...
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Story of Justice: Ethel fights for Justice while Suffering PTSD, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks

Ethel fights for Justice while Suffering PTSD, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks Background Ethel* is a senior citizen over 60 years of age who suffers from agoraphobia, PTSD, depression, severe anxiety, and panic attacks. Ethel’s only income was $694 per month from her social security retirement benefits. The court ordered Ethel’s ex-husband to provide her with...
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Story of Justice: Cody Faces Eviction During the Pandemic

Cody Faces Eviction During the Pandemic Background Cody* is the owner of a mobile home. Cody had found himself in an increasingly difficult situation. A violent relationship with his spouse had set him on a downward spiral of depression, which had in part led him to a financial inability to attend his lease obligations. Unfortunately,...
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Story of Justice: Emmanuel Gets Unauthorized Plastic Surgery Charges to his Credit Card

Background Emmanuel* is an elderly gentleman from Haiti who speaks little English. One day, Emmanuel went to the doctor’s office, but due to economic hardships, at that moment, he was unable to pay the bill owed to the doctor’s office. Emmanuel was informed that he could apply for a care credit card to pay for...
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Facing an Eviction? Learn the Basics and Find Resources

Note: The purpose of this article is solely to share general information about evictions. This article is not meant to provide legal advice. Please seek legal or professional advice when dealing with an eviction. The consequences of the pandemic have hit our communities hard, not only as a matter public health, but also financially. Many...
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LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY

LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT During WPLG-ABC Local 10’s My Future, My Choice Annual LIFE Awards on October 19, Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Director Tony Karrat was awarded the prestigious LIFEtime Award. The honor was in recognition of his lifetime of work supporting Legal Aid...
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LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY

LOCAL 10’S MY FUTURE, MY CHOICE LIFETIME AWARD GIVEN TO TONY KARRAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY   Plantation, Florida (November 05, 2020) – During WPLG-ABC Local 10’s My Future, My Choice Annual LIFE Awards on October 19, Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Director Tony Karrat was awarded the...
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Story of Justice: Charlie Works Out a Parenting Plan

Background Charlie*, a veteran, and his wife separated several years ago. Charlie remained in Broward County, and his wife and daughter moved to California. For years, Charlie had only spoken to his daughter over the phone as he could not afford to travel. During one of these calls, Charlie discovered that his now teenage daughter...
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