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Legal Information v. Legal Advice

Legal Information v. Legal Advice

For someone who works in the court system, distinguishing the difference between providing legal information and legal advice can be quite confusing.  With the continuing rise in the numbers of litigants representing themselves in court, it becomes increa ...

National Association for Court Management (NACM) 2018 Annual Conference (Atlanta)

National Association for Court Management (NACM) 2018 Annual Conference (Atlanta)

The 2018 NACM annual conference will occur in Atlanta, Georgia and will focus on the power of active engagement. For more information see the conference webpage. Sunday, July 22, 2018- 1:00pm to Thursday, July 26, 2018- 12:00pm Add to Calendar iCalendar O ...

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judges are often unsure of how to handle cases which involve a self-represented party. Many court systems have produced judicial bench guides and other materials to ensure that self-represented litigants can present their case to the court in a meaningful ...

Report: The Criminalization of Private Debt (ACLU 2018)

Report: The Criminalization of Private Debt (ACLU 2018)

  An estimated 77 million Americans have a debt that has been turned over to a private collection agency. Thousands of these debtors are arrested and jailed each year because they owe money. Millions more are threatened with jail. The debts owed can be as ...

Reports: Statewide Evaluation of Court ADR (Maryland 2013)

Reports: Statewide Evaluation of Court ADR (Maryland 2013)

The Maryland Judiciary commissioned independent researchers to conduct the following studies as part of its long-term commitment to build alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs in Maryland and to provide the highest quality ADR services to Maryland ...

News: Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program (American Bar Foundation 2017)

News: Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program (American Bar Foundation 2017)

The Washington State Supreme Court (courts.wa.gov) and the Washington State Bar Association (wsba.org) created an innovative program to expand the provision of legal services. Limited Licensed Legal Technicians (LLLTs) represent a new legal role that buil ...

Conference: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute (Orlando 2018)

Conference: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute (Orlando 2018)

The 2018 ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute will occur in Orlando, Florida and will focus on preparing new and seasoned attorneys to more effectively and holistically represent survivors of domestic and sexual vi ...

Report: Clearing a Path to Justice (MD Working Group on Self-Representation 2007)

Report: Clearing a Path to Justice (MD Working Group on Self-Representation 2007)

This Report is a useful example for jurisdictions thinking about how to build analysis and support as they develop self-help services. From the table of contents: The Work Group on Self-Representation in the Maryland Courts................................ ...

Webinar: Website Content Tips (Bay Area Legal Services 2018)

Webinar: Website Content Tips (Bay Area Legal Services 2018)

This 2018 Webinar, supported by a Technology Initiative Grant from the Legal Services Corporation to Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., will focus on creating effective legal self-help content using plain language, SEO, and social media strategies. For more i ...

Resource: Title IV-D Funding Resource Guide (SRLN 2014, revised 2017)

Resource: Title IV-D Funding Resource Guide (SRLN 2014, revised 2017)

Many state court systems and individual courts take advantage of federal funding under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act to obtain reimbursement for the costs of adjudicating child support and paternity matters when hearings are handled by persons oth ...