Client Success StoriesWhen we work together, amazing things happen
“IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU, NO ONE CAN.” – BRENDA NEEDED HELP FROM LEGAL AID Brenda came to Legal Aid for assistance obtaining a custody order for her three children. The children’s father, Wayne, was in prison at the time for robbery and domestic assault. Wayne had abused and harassed Brenda for almost a decade. […]
LEGAL AID ASSISTS TERMINALLY ILL PARAPLEGIC WITH AN ABUSIVE, ESTRANGED HUSBAND
Jessica felt helpless and vulnerable. She was a 47-year-old terminally ill paraplegic with an abusive, estranged husband.
ALBANIAN IMMIGRANT SAFELY ESCAPES HER ABUSER
Elira is a young Albanian immigrant married to an older, controlling man. She has no family in the United States besides her husband, Arden, with whom she has a three-year-old daughter.
LEGAL AID STOP GRANT ATTORNEY HELPS ANNA OBTAIN A FULL ORDER OF PROTECTION
Anna, 36, feared for her life and the lives of her three children. She contacted Legal Aid’s Warrensburg Office after repeated attempts to sever ties with Brian, her abusive, alcoholic husband.
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HONORABLE H. MICHAEL COBURN COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD The Award This award was created in 1995 as part of Legal Aid’s 30th anniversary celebration. Legal Aid represents thousands of individuals annually with problems such as domestic violence, which were of great concern to the late Judge H. Michael Coburn. In addition to working for reform in […]
LEGAL AID UNVEILS NEW LOGO We are proud to announce the launch of a new visual identity system as part of the ongoing evolution of Legal Aid’s brand position. Last year marked our 50th anniversary and we are looking ahead to the next 50 years. We feel this is the perfect time to evaluate our […]
CHECK OUT OUR 2014 ANNUAL REPORT Every year, Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free legal assistance and representation on civil (noncriminal) matters to thousands of your neediest neighbors in our 40-county service area. When they have nowhere else to turn, low-income families and individuals, elders, and people with disabilities look to Legal Aid for help […]
Neighborhood Training Series 2015 Schedule Presented by Legal Aid of Western Missouri Monday January 26: The “Ins and Outs” of Foreclosure Prevention and Beneficiary Deeds Monday February 23: Tips on Buying Homes with a Contract for Deed Monday March 23: KCMO Neighborhood Services Presentation Monday April 27: Zoning Issues: Enforcement and Challenging Amendments Wednesday May […]