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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
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Legal Aid: Workers Have the Legal Right to Discuss Pay and Working Conditions

Aug 13, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Imagine this scenario: You've worked at a job you have had for a few years. You like your work.   You get along so well with your coworkers that you feel comfortable enou.... Read More
Zac Oswald with the Legal Aid Society

What rights do renters have during the Coronavirus pandemic

May 04, 2020 at 10:30 am by Voice Wire

We are all navigating uncertain times. We don't know when life is going to resume as normal. For most of us, that leaves unanswered questions and worries about the present and.... Read More
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Legal Aid Society turns to telephone to offer free advice about COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee's largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that it will be offering free legal advice over the phone in.... Read More
Zac Oswald, Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid Society: How to Protect Yourself in the Debt Collection Process

Feb 10, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Unless you've received a phone call from a debt collector, you probably don't know much about the debt collection process. People get behind on payments and in debt for a vari.... Read More
Hanna Callicutt from the Legal Aid Society

How the Legal Aid Society can help restore lost public assistance benefits

Jan 04, 2020 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

For Tennesseans who are dependent on public assistance benefits, a difference of $100 or $200 in their monthly budgets can dramatically affect the way they live. If their mont.... Read More