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Lisa Goldberg, Executive Director of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, met with Senator Rick Scott’s staff in Washington D.C.

On April 8, 2024, Lisa Goldberg, Executive Director of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA), met with Senator Rick Scott’s staff in Washington D.C. during the 50th Anniversary of Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Ms. Goldberg, along with two other Executive Directors from Florida, and Senator Scott’s staff discussed the importance of access...
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Story of Justice: CCLA’s Holistic Legal Services Support Rosa Through a Difficult Time

Good Story Family Law & Victims of Crime Unit Holistic DV Injunction, Paternity, Victim Compensation, Food Stamps, Immigration One night, Rosa was home with her son. Her ex-boyfriend is her son’s father. At that time, they were no longer together romantically, but they still lived together with their child. They slept in separate rooms. When...
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Story of Justice: CCLA Helps Frank Dissolve a Garnishment

Frank is a 63-year-old senior citizen who is a single parent to his 8-year-old daughter.  He acknowledged making poor decisions when he was younger which resulted in his incarceration between the years 2005 and 2012.  While he was incarcerated, his vehicle had been repossessed and, when released, he was sued for a deficiency judgment. When...
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Story of Justice: CCLA Helps Janis Protect Her Child From Abuse

Janis contacted Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida seeking representation for her Domestic Violence (DV) case. She filed a Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence on behalf of her minor daughter. The Respondent was her daughter’s biological father, but they were divorced. In the narrative of her Petition, Janis wrote that...
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Story of Justice: CCLA Assists to Unfreeze Estelle’s Bank Account and Obtain Spousal Benefits

Estelle, a senior, applied for benefits based on her former husband’s record (former spouse passed away). Social Security required that Estelle provide copies of the marriage/death certificates. Estelle met with Social Security, provided all requested documents and started receiving the benefits. However, the Social Security representative inserted Estelle’s name and Social Security number on the...
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Story of Justice: CCLA Enforces Wendy’s Victim’s Rights

Wendy was a victim of domestic violence by her husband, and father of her children, for a very long time. Eventually, she finally had enough and filed an Injunction for Protection (restraining order) against him. He completely disregarded the Injunction and continued to harass her by approaching her in places such as her work. Wendy...
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Yon Dezyèm Chans Pou Moun Ki Chape Anba Trafik Moun

Victoria Sexton Esq. – Avoka kont trafik moun, kabinè avoka Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. Pou kèk moun, afè trafik moun nan anndan katye ak kominote nou yo sanble yon bagay ki non sèlman enposib, men yon lejann. Men, Konte Broward Florid klase an dezyèm pozisyon kòm kote an Florid ki...
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Uma Segunda Chance Para Sobreviventes De Tráfico Humano – Eliminação de antecedentes criminais

Por Victoria Sexton, Advogada – Procuradora para o Combate ao Tráfico Humano na Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. Para algumas pessoas, a ideia de ocorrência de tráfico humano em nossos bairros e comunidades parece não apenas improvável, mas também ficcional. Entretanto, o Condado de Broward, na Flórida, está classificado em segundo...
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Una Segunda Oportunidad Para Sobrevivientes De Tráfico Humano

por Victoria Sexton, Abogado. – Abogado Contra la Trata de Seres Humanos de Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. [Ayuda Legal Costa a Costa del Sur de Florida, Inc] Para algunas personas, la idea de la trata de personas que se produce en nuestros vecindarios y comunidades no sólo parece poco probable,...
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A Second Chance for Survivors of Human Trafficking

by Victoria Sexton Esq. – Anti-Human Trafficking Attorney at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. For some, the idea of human trafficking occurring in our neighborhoods and communities seems not only unlikely, but fictional. However, Broward County Florida ranks second highest in Florida for reported human trafficking. It is not only happening;...
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