Monday, April 12, 2010

How To Get Free Legal Help

My bloggy friend Joanna Plichta Boisen just posted "How To Get Free Legal Help
"At some point in your life, you will be faced with a legal issue. But even if you are lucky enough to avoid it, it is almost inevitable that someone you know, whether a family member or friend, will need legal assistance so learning about pro bono options can be valuable.

The trouble with the word "justice" is that it's not free. In fact, the costs associated with hiring a lawyer, paying for litigation, and filing necessary motions in court can add up quickly, and in an economy where the unemployment rate is around 9.4%, many people will end up navigating the legal system pro se. Thankfully, Washington has a very strong network of nonprofit organizations, online resources, and social service agencies for the public to access. So, where do you begin?..."
I would suggest beginning by reading the rest of How To Get Free Legal Help