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

OUR PARTNERS

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Wisdom Web Consulting
Wake Network of Care
Oak City Cares
CSI
StepUp Ministry
Crossroads Fellowship
Gateway to Jesus
Alliances Health
Doing Good at Work
CMS Staffing
We Stand Guard
Jobs for Life
Neighbor Health
Carroll's Kitchen
Planning Communities
Counsel on Immigrant Relations
Visions of Tomorrow NC
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