Law Line seeks to empower individuals and families, help them to acquire knowledge and skills that will enable them to stand up for themselves, and enable them to take power by controlling and managing their civil legal matters. We try to provide service as soon as the problem arises. In every case we accept we will provide at least information, counsel and advice as the first level of assistance and continue providing assistance until the case is resolved.
Law Line may provide representation in cases where the client is unable to represent him or herself. In addition Law Line may represent when the Executive Director determines that the issue is of significant importance to the client community.
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New Grant Funds More Legal Services for Vermonters
Legal Services Law Line of Vermont (Law Line) has received a two-year $246,034 Pro Bono Innovation Fund grant from the Legal Services Corporation to organize and manage clinics that focus on housing and debt collection cases in serveral Vermont counties.
Notice to Potential Contributors
45 C.F.R. §1610.5 Notification.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, no recipient [of Legal Services Corporation funds, such as Legal Services Law Line of Vermont] may accept funds from any source other than the Corporation, unless the recipient provides to the source of the funds written notification of the prohibitions and conditions which apply to the funds.
(b) A recipient is not required to provide such notification for receipt of contributions of less than $250.
For further information, see the Legal Services Corporation Regulations at 45 C.F.R. §1610.
Legal Services News
- Sandman Receives Branton Award From Washington Lawyers' Committee
- House Passes Funding for LSC After Rejecting Two Amendments
- LSC President Sandman Appointed to D.C. Access to Justice Commission
- Supreme Court Justices from Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Georgia Discuss Growing Problem of Unrepresented Litigants at LSC Briefing