Domestic Violence Victims Having Hard Time Getting Legal Representation
Domestic Violence victims who can't afford a lawyer say they're having a hard time getting an attorney to represent them in court if their case isn't criminal.
The Legal Aid Society says they have one lawyer for every 11,939 people in the poverty stricken community. In 2014 the agency received 15,575 request but could only help 7,466 people.
A conversation is already underway on how to bring in more funding to legal non-profits to help those in need. FOX17's Meagan O'Halloran reports.