January 2020 Bar Bulletin
When a person or household with low income faces a civil legal problem, they don’t have many options for help. Often, they need questions answered about simple issues:
“Can someone tell me what this paperwork means?”
“Are they allowed to do this to me?” “Do I need an attorney for this, or should I do something else?”
The need for free legal aid is overwhelming. Seven in ten low-income households face at least one civil legal problem each year, and most of these households can’t or don’t get help.1
KCBA’s Neighborhood Legal Clinics exist to help people without other resources walk through...