Legal Aid in demand and in a bind, The recession spurs a need for legal help for the poor, just as money gets tighter
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
- Organization: The News & Observer
RALEIGH -- Legal Aid of North Carolina and other groups that provide legal help for the poor are bracing themselves for an expected onslaught of requests as more North Carolinians find themselves unemployed, evicted and struggling to make ends meet.
The uptick in need comes as donations and grant money, already fleeting, are shrinking as the recession deepens....
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