Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund News
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.
When a Legal Action of Wisconsin client tried to get her CDL to obtain a job, she was unable to do so because of five-year old traffic tickets. LAW helped her get behind the wheel.
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- Wisconsin Slips in Institute for Legal Reform’s Rankings of State Liability Systems
- U.S. Senate Takes on “Litigation Finance” Industry
- Class Action Lawsuit Against Uber Moves Forward