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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Neighbor
Healing Household 6
FRCSA
Oasis
SEV
Carepoints
SOS
Church in the Woods
Bridges Puentes
BOLCFC
cis
redirection
Crossroads
sharehope
Oak City Cares
macedonia
Bridge of Life
Visions of Tomorrow
CIR
Planning Communities
Justice Matters
Redirection NC
You See It
DOC
carroll's kitchen
Neighbor Health
JFL
WSG
CMSS
DGAW
Alliance
Gateway
Stepup
CSI
Wisdom
New Hope Baptist