Pro Bono News
Legal help for needy in demand in Metro Detroit (MI)
Monday, October 09, 2017
- The Detroit News
Legal help for needy in demand in Metro Detroit
"Cedric James wanted to heed the adage “don’t go into a courtroom alone,” but he was short on money and thought he’d have to handle his child custody case without a lawyer.
So it was sheer luck that James happened upon a clerk in Wayne County Circuit Court who directed him to a free legal aid clinic, helping him win custody of his two young daughters last month.
James, a 54-year-old military veteran and Detroit resident, said he was able to free the girls from an abusive environment with help from a pro bono attorney from the Booth Legal Aid Clinic..."