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Advocate Spotlight: Nilufar Abdi-Tabari

For women living in poverty, the prospect of leaving a domestic violence situation can be daunting. For mothers, the obstacles to leaving can be even greater. Women trying to leave violent home lives face financial manipulation in addition to physical…

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Advocate Spotlight: Mara Block

Ms. Jones* reached out to us during that first summer of the pandemic. In March of 2020, multiple crises had converged to a breaking point for her family. As the virus counts rose and shut down orders went into place,…

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We Can Help Stop Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a society-wide issue that affects people of every race, class, and gender. With this in mind, we all have a responsibility to help stop domestic violence, especially considering the struggles that domestic violence victims face when trying…

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School Success for a Disabled Child

Legal Aid attorney Currey Hitchens has been tirelessly representing students and their families throughout the pandemic. Her work? Education law. The bulk of her work is focused on Individualized Education Plans -- targeted plans that address the needs of students…

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A “Full Circle” Story

New attorney Erick Vargas joined our Gwinnett office on one of the most difficult years on record -- and we’re so glad that he did. Erick passed the bar last February, and he almost immediately reached out to Legal Aid…

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