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Thank you Keiser University and Belinda Keiser

Thank you Keiser University and Belinda Keiser Thank you, Keiser University, for your tremendous support of Legal Aid Services of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida! We also want to extend a special thank you to Keiser University Vice Chancellor Belinda Keiser, who will serve as an honorary event chairperson...
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Legal Learning: Injunctions for Protection

Legal Learning: Injunctions for Protection Presented by Shayna M. Finkelstein Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Watch on Facebook
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A Quick Guide: What Is Domestic Violence?

Quick Guide: What Is Domestic Violence? Source: https://ncadv.org/ October is 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. Understanding what domestic violence is and the many ways it can show up in relationships is the first...
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Thank you Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids

Thank you Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids Thank you, Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids®, for your INCREDIBLE generosity and support of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida and Legal Aid Service of Broward County! We are also thrilled to announce that Justice for Kids leader Howard Talenfeld will serve as an honorary event chairperson. Justice for Kids, a...
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Story of Justice: Maria Fears for Her Life

Story of Justice: Maria Fears for Her Life Background Maria* dated Cody* for four years, enduring severe physical abuse throughout their relationship. Eventually, Maria realized that it was not safe for her to be around Cody and ended the relationship. After ending the relationship, Cody showed up unannounced at Maria’s workplace. Upon seeing her talking...
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Story of Justice: Jose Faces Homelessness

Story of Justice: Jose Faces Homelessness Background Jose*, a senior and disabled veteran, had lived in his apartment complex for ten years and was never late with his rent. Then out of the blue, his landlord decided to move back into the unit Jose was occupying. As a result, Jose had to rent another apartment...
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Story of Justice: Sonya Survives Domestic Violence

Story of Justice: Sonya Survives Domestic Violence Background After a few years of relationship, Sonya’s* boyfriend Tom* started becoming verbally abusive. The repeated verbal abuse turned physical in May 2020, when after a discussion, Tom grabbed Sonya by her hair, threw her to the ground, and stomped on her cell phone when she tried to...
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Story of Justice: Marie Receives a $70K Repayment Charge from the Social Security Administration

Marie Receives a $70K Repayment Charge from the Social Security Administration Background Marie*, a senior, was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in 2008. Since she could not work due to her medical condition, Marie applied for Social Security disability benefits. After undergoing multiple surgeries and chemotherapy treatments, the senior felt well enough to go...
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Profile in Good: Dacia Medley

Profile in Good: Dacia Medley Dacia Medley is a Paralegal and Intake Specialist at Legal Aid Service of Broward County. Dacia has served as a paralegal and intake specialist in the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Project since May 2019, helping clients seeking assistance with housing, consumer, and family law issues. Before her current position,...
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Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Dia T. Colbert, Esq.

Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Dia T. Colbert, Esq. Attorney Dia T. Colbert has spent over 430 hours volunteering her legal services with Legal Aid in Broward County since June 2016. She actively contributes her time to volunteer with Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida through the...
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