March 23, 2022
Kentucky- Kentuckians now have access to a free, new, and improved legal resource that provides answers to common legal questions, self-help forms, guides, and other tools to resolve life’s important legal problems.
Kentucky’s civil legal aid programs and the Kentucky Access to... Read more...
December 13, 2021
KENTUCKY– Kentucky’s legal aid programs grieve with their fellow Kentuckians and all affected by Friday night’s tornadoes. The loss of life, the terrifying fear suffered, and the damage to property are incomprehensible. We know that our client communities are suffering and many of... Read more...
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) was announced as one of only 12 legal aid organizations in the nation to receive a Pro Bono Innovation Fund grant through the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) last week. This funding comes as the pandemic has worsened housing and income stability across the country... Read more...
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...