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  • There is no legal standard, civil or criminal, that states that a person’s ability to hire an attorney determines the outcome of their case but far too often this is the reality. At Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, it is our mission to ensure that this is not the case though. We do so by representing... Read more...
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  • In September, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass and the Kentucky Equal Justice Center met with members from the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) to get an update on the newly enforced Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) able-bodied adult rules. During that meeting it was... Read more...
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  • For many of us, autumn is considered a time of beauty as we watch the colors of the foliage change. However, it represents something completely different for nearly 54 million Medicare beneficiaries. Instead of watching the leaves turn different shades of splendor, they watch as their mailbox is... Read more...
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  • Covington, KY— The 38th Annual Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) Pro Bono Awards Luncheon is Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Summit Hills Country Club in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. Special recognitions for volunteer attorneys who provided exceptional service will be presented at this event.... Read more...
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  • Did you hear the news? Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) announced a new Hardest Hit Fund Down payment Assistance Program (HHF DAP)! A total of $4 million will be available for new reservations beginning on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 10 a.m., ET. If you follow KHC on Facebook, you heard about... Read more...
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  • In an opinion released yesterday, the Supreme Court of Kentucky held that landlords must give tenants proper notice to vacate and landlords may not file their forcible detainer (or eviction) complaint until the vacate date has passed. Until the notice period has passed, the tenant is in lawful... Read more...
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  • More than 17,000 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in eight Kentucky counties were set to lose their benefits in early 2016 from the lapse of a federal waiver. A federal regulation requiring that able-bodied adults must volunteer, work or go to school to receive SNAP... Read more...
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  • Introducing our 2016 Summer Law Clerks. Through partnerships with local universities and law schools, LABG provides placements for students seeking professional experience. These positions offer practical learning opportunities and allow students to contribute in a meaningful way while building... Read more...
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  • When the need for legal services for local veterans became apparent to Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, we responded quickly. A newly hired attorney concentrates efforts on veteran clients. Support for the veteran population comes in several forms. LABG attends veterans’ treatment court in Fayette,... Read more...
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