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  • In April 2017, Governor Matt Bevin signed a bill into law which mandates that custody cases in Kentucky begin with the presumption of joint custody and equally shared parenting.  The new law presumes that children are better off when both parents are involved.  The statutory changes apply... Read more...
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  • Easy access to opioids and poor living conditions are leading many Kentuckians to becoming addicted and overdosing from substance abuse. In 2016, 1404 Kentuckians overdosed, a nearly 13% increase from the previous year.  Our 33 county service region has been hit hard by this crisis. This is... Read more...
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  • Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) has welcomed several new employees to our ranks. With recent changes to our organizational structure and intake system, our newest team members will help us better meet the demand for legal aid services throughout our entire service area. Our State Health insurance... Read more...
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  • There is no greater time of year for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) than the Season of Pro Bono. A time for celebration and appreciation of the legal services provided to needy Kentuckians by volunteer lawyers.  Last year alone, LABG received over 10,000 requests for help. LABG attorneys... Read more...
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  • Flooding caused damage throughout Eastern Kentucky Sunday and more storms are possible. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass can help flood victims recover stability by resolving issues relating to housing, possible eligibility for disaster benefits and alerting victims and their families of scams that will... Read more...
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  • In Kentucky we celebrate BOURBON.  At Legal Aid we celebrate PRO BONO.   As part of our 2018 Pro Bono Event Series we are raffling off three bottles of the prized Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon.    Don't miss your opportunity to win one of the three bottles of Old Rip Van Winkle... Read more...
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  • Lexington, KY— Catherine DeFlorio, an Attorney with Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) since 2000, will be celebrated at the Crime Victims’ Rights Week luncheon and ceremony tomorrow,  April 11th. DeFlorio has been chosen to receive the 2018 Fayette County Crime Victims’ Right Week award for... Read more...
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  • Flooding has wreaked havoc along the Ohio River over the past week. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass can help flood victims recover stability by resolving issues relating to housing, possible eligibility for disaster benefits and alerting victims and their families of scams that will further destabilize... Read more...
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