Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund News
Attorney Matthew Hayes of Legal Action of Wisconsin was recently featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect” to discuss law issues important to senior citizens. Hayes highlighted some of the legal issues faced by seniors, and discussed how LAW attorneys are able to help. Housing issues, elder abuse, or a loss of Medicaid or food stamps are just some of […]
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Disability Rights Wisconsin and Wisconsin Judicare have found ways to stretch their resources in uncommon – but very successful – ways to make a difference in the lives of Wisconsin residents with very limited resources.
Megan, who was in the middle of a divorce, fell behind on her house payments. She worked with the lender to obtain a loan modification, but the lender filed a foreclosure action anyway.
A 68-year old client, Margaret, who was confined to a scooter contacted Legal Action of Wisconsin. She was unable to keep up her mobile home’s yard enough to suit the landlord, who refused to renew her lease.
David had been assaulted by his ex-wife and sought custody of their minor child. With Wisconsin Judicare representation, David obtained custody and primary placement of his child.
Legal News from Other Sources
- Speaking Up: The First Amendment and Wisconsin’s Public Educators
- State Law Preempts Municipal Property Inspection Ordinances
- Nursing Home Admission Contracts: Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
- Signed into Law: Immunity for Performing a Body Cavity Search
- Signed into Law: Repeal of “False Claims for Medical Assistance Act”
- Signed into law: Liability Limitations under Wisconsin’s Dog Bite Law