Future of federal funding for legal aid still unclear

A message from Legal Advice and Referral Center Executive Director Breckie Hayes-Snow — Posted October 16, 2017 The federal budget situation for 2018 – including any potential changes to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the largest source of public funding for… Click here to read more.

Legal aid in the community

Meeting survivors of domestic violence – and our allies – where they are — Posted October 16, 2017 Three new members of the NHLA team, Kaitlin Gauthier, Jillian Reihl and Poppi Ritacco, spend more time outside of their legal offices than in them. That’s because…Click here to read more

A Legal Aid Intern’s Perspective

A single mom, living in a small town miles away from her family. She supports her young daughter by working overnights at an entry-level job. She met a charming man who appeared supportive, loving, and kind. When he drank, though, he was violent and cruel. She pleaded…Click here to read more.

NHLA wins protection for homeless survivors of domestic violence

Posted October 16, 2017 — When Lacey* moved with her 6-year-old daughter to a homeless shelter, she was encouraged by the shelter’s mission to help residents find housing and become self-sufficient. Unfortunately, a shelter policy required staff to evict them when…Click here to read more.

Access to Justice in the News, fall 2017

“Support legal assistance funding in the state budget,” By Ovide Lamontagne and Jack Sanders, Union Leader, May 29, 2017 Because our state leaders recognize the common-sense investment in civil legal aid, New Hampshire has long had strong bipartisan support for New…Click here to read more.