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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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Tips for Avoiding Senior Citizen Fraud Scams

Tips for Avoiding Senior Citizen Fraud Scams According to an October 2020 report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are targeting more people over the age of 60 online than by the phone. The FTC also reports fraud losses totaling $388 million through the third quarter of 2020, a number that’s up 23% from...
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Profile in Good: Geraldine DeBianchi

Profile in Good: Geraldine DeBianchi Geraldine DeBianchi, Esq. is an attorney with Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). Geraldine leads the Mobile Justice Squad, a mobile division of CCLA that provides free mobile legal services to seniors 60 and older who are homebound, isolated, disabled or face challenges with transportation and reside...
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Story of Justice: Sally Flees an Abusive Relationship

Story of Justice: Sally Flees an Abusive Relationship Background Sally* was on the receiving end of an abusive relationship with Carlos*. After years of abuse, Sally finally filed a restriction order against Carlos, but unfortunately the harassment continued. Even though Carlos was charged with two counts of Violation of Injunction, he continued to violate the...
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Stories of Justice: Lizbeth Goes Through A Difficult Separation

Stories of Justice: Lizbeth Goes Through A Difficult Separation Background Lizbeth* and her husband John* immigrated to the US in 2010. After decades of marriage, John had become increasingly verbally and emotionally abusive with Lizbeth. John, in his 60’s, ended up leaving Lizbeth for a younger woman. John, who worked at a supermarket earning barely...
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