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CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 — Using responses to an online survey, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has issued “The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey,” an analysis of court-based legal self-help centers across the country. Nearly half of the approximately 500 self-help centers identified replied to the survey.
Among the findings:
“The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey” is available online.
The ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services works to improve access to lawyers and legal services for people of moderate income who do not qualify for legal aid yet lack the resources for full legal representation.
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