Criminal record expungements are often essential for those seeking new employment and a fresh start in life. Unfortunately, getting a criminal record expunged can feel like a daunting process. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) has developed a short animated video, “Criminal Record Expungement in... Read more...
June 30, 2021
KENTUCKY– Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) Executive Director, Joshua Crabtree, participated in a White House Summit on Eviction Prevention on June 30th, 2021. He says of the summit, “The looming eviction crisis presents an opportunity for leaders around the nation to collectively... Read more...
Free Legal Assistance Available for Central and Eastern Kentucky Flooding Survivors in 31 Counties
UPDATE: June 16, 2021 - FEMA has extended the deadline for severe-storm survivors to register for help. The deadline to apply is now Thursday, July 8, 2021.
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Like many organizations, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) has faced a unique set of challenges over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more from my interview with Executive Director, Joshua Crabtree, on how LABG has developed new ways to continue providing high quality... Read more...
Seniors are often isolated, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. Loss of mobility, mental capacity, family, and financial independence all contribute to a higher risk of mistreatment. Roughly 1 in 10 people aged 60 and older who live at home experience elder abuse according to... Read more...
Going to court without an attorney is intimidating and can be confusing. Yet, as many as seventeen million people represent themselves in civil cases each year.1 This number is expected to increase as more Kentucky families experience civil legal issues as a result of Covid-19. Legal Aid of... Read more...
In August 2017, the HUD Housing Counseling Exam became the new standard of certifying HUD housing counselors. Regardless of one's years of experience in the housing field, the exam has gained a formidable reputation. Across the nation, only 26% of counselors have passed the exam and a passing... Read more...