Legal Services

GOALS: To support the Community Partner Network and raise awareness among its participating organizations about the legal services afforded to vulnerable populations in Wake County.

OPPORTUNITIES: Provision of information and appropriate response/connection to legal services for clients:

  • With child support payments
  • Rights pertaining to employment opportunities, housing (with children, a record, bad credit, eviction).
  • DMV restoration
  • Expunction
  • Child protection signs and actions
  • Restraining orders (When to consider and how to initiate

Project Priorities – 5/23/2019

  • Identify legal service providers in the county
  • Recruit qualified attorneys and legal professionals to offer affordable legal assistance. 
  • Provide guidelines for cases that can be accepted and where to go to get help.
  • Expand Second Chance Driving and Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) in Raleigh.
  • Develop public involvement strategy.
  • Open opportunities for family law.

Project Priorities – 3/28/2019

  • Identify better ways to connect the legal community to the CPN.
  • Open pipelines and connectivity for clients coming from the court system to CPN service providers.

Participating Organizations

  • Advocate members of the NC Judicial Branch – General Court of Justice
  • Legal Aid NC
  • NC Advocates for Justice
  • Wake County Public Defender’s Office