Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Event: Legal Resources for Caregivers Caring for Children, Feb. 21

From the legal services providers electronic discussion list:
The East of the River Casehandlers is presenting two, free legal information programs at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. Please share this event information with clients, community members, advocates, and legal colleagues. The East of the River Casehandlers are a group of public interest lawyers who meet every three months at the Anacostia Library to share program information and discuss strategies for dealing with issues of common concern to our low-income clients in Wards 7 and 8. Our next meeting will be on February 21, 2014. Please send an e-mail to EastoftheRiverLawyers-subscribe@mail.lawhelp.org. if you would like to join our listserv and meetings.

"LEGAL RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS CARING FOR THE CHILDREN OF FAMILY MEMBERS OR FRIENDS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA"
Children's Law Center, in partnership with the East of the River Casehandlers, will conduct a presentation about the legal processes and resources available to caregivers caring for the child of a family member or friend. Topics to be covered include: when to seek a custody order from the court, the process of filing a custody case in D.C.

Superior Court, alternatives to the court process, and financial supports. Community members, family advocates, legal services providers, family services providers and pro bono attorneys are encouraged to attend.

Friday, February 21, 2014
10:00 - 11:30 am
Anacostia Public Library (1800 Good Hope Road S.E.) in the Ora Glover Community Room

To register, contact Heather Hodges (Neighborhood Legal Services Program) at hhodges@nlsp.org or 202.269.5119.

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