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The federal eviction moratorium expires July 31: What renters need to know

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:08 am by bmulder 3

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium will expire on July 31. According to The National Equity Atlas, approximately 167,000 househ.... Read More
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Legal Aid: How to Resolve Stimulus Payment Issues at Tax Time

May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

As taxpayers around the country finish filing their 2020 returns, many are finding themselves in a much different financial situation than last year at this time. Across Middl.... Read More

Seniors with SNAP might be entitled to extra benefits

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

It’s been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic took our world and turned it sideways. Now, cases are decreasing while vaccination rates are increasing, but it.... Read More

Legal Aid Society to host annual Breakfast of Champions event virtually on April 7

Mar 31, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Olympic Skater Scott Hamilton is set to keynote Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands's annual Breakfast of Champions. A fundraiser for Tennessee's larg.... Read More

How Legal Aid can lend a legal helping hand for people with criminal records

Mar 22, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Not everyone can relate to the challenges of people with criminal records or view them as a vulnerable population. Their struggles often go unseen or are misunderstood. Some T.... Read More
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands

How the Legal Aid Society helps Middle Tennessee residents protect themselves

Mar 01, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today that it is now a partner of Safe at Home, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s free statewide add.... Read More
Alix Rogers is an attorney in the Murfreesboro office of Legal Aid Society. Her practice focuses on helping survivors of domestic abuse gain safety and independence from their abuser.

What You Need to Know About Stalking

Jan 08, 2021 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

Hannah Viverett, known on TikTok as @hrviverettewent, went viral in November when she posted a video of her stalker breaking into her second-story apartment. Viverett was film.... Read More

Opinion: Why CARES Act II is essential to Tennessee's economy

Dec 21, 2020 at 08:54 am by Voice Wire

The economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched far and wide, affecting many Tennessee residents who had always been self-sufficient. Here in Nashville, our hospit.... Read More
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Legal Aid: SNAP recipients have more benefits than they realize

Nov 11, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income people.   Here in Tennessee, man.... Read More

Legal Aid Society: Why Civil Legal Aid Is Essential for Economic Recovery

Oct 02, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

COVID-19 has sent Middle Tennesseans into a tailspin. It is becoming evident that the long-term effects will be serious, and in some respects, permanent. Many of us are fac.... Read More