LSA Fights a Homeowners Association at war with its Residents. We Won.

LSA Fights a Homeowners Association at war with its Residents. We Won.

By Holly Ray Homeownership is The American Dream, and for many people, that dream comes along with a membership in their neighborhood’s homeowners’ association. But for one group of Madison County residents, HOA membership nearly meant losing their dream, and their home, until Legal Services Alabama intervened. The Chandler Farms subdivision in the Harvest community …

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LSA Helps Formerly Incarcerated Alabamians Restore their Voting Rights

LSA Helps Formerly Incarcerated Alabamians Restore their Voting Rights

Legal Services Alabama’s Mobile Office Advocates Charlotte Tipton (Lead Attorney) and Ann Brown (Managing Attorney) work with formerly incarcerated individuals during a Voter Rights Restoration Clinic held at Stone Street Baptist Church in Mobile, Ala., July 22. The clinic assisted more than two dozen formerly incarcerated individuals. More than 40 formerly incarcerated individuals received legal advice or assistance in …

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LSA’s Next Frontier: Barriers to Public Education

LSA’s Next Frontier: Barriers to Public Education

The foremost barrier to middle class status remains the absence of a quality education. As Legal Services Alabama continues to expand its mission of fighting entrenched poverty, it is preparing to launch an initiative this fall to challenge obstacles to educational access for low income children. Terrika Shaw, a Staff Attorney in LSA’s Birmingham office, …

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