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Legal Aid opens virtual office for low-income Wayne County residents

Legal Aid opens virtual office for low-income Wayne County residents<BR>

Some are grandparents raising grandchildren due to the opioid epidemic.
Others have been evicted from their homes with nowhere to turn, or feeling powerless to get out of a domestic violence scenario.
What they have in common is that they need legal help, but are unable to afford it.
But thanks to a new partnership between ... (full story)

Who keeps marital home in divorce can be most contentious of questions

Deciding what happens to the marital home can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce as it is often the most valuable asset. In addition, this is where the family lived together, so the decision of what to do with the home can be emotionally charged.
The first question for many divorcing couples is: What should we do w ... (full story)

There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions

(THE CONVERSATION) Health care has been a universal topic of discussion this political season. Candidates from both parties say they are in favor of it, although definitions of “it” vary widely. But what all agree is that it has to do with access. Can I get the care I need when it is needed, or are there barriers such ... (full story)

College students with disabilities are too often excluded

(THE CONVERSATION) AnnCatherine Heigl, a sophomore at George Mason University, recently attempted to join all eight sororities at her school. All eight turned her down.
If you ask her sister, who Tweeted about how the experience left AnnCatherine “unwanted and devastated,” the reason the sororities denied AnnCatherine ... (full story)

Stark & Knoll co-founder receives Polsky award

Stark & Knoll co-founder receives Polsky award<BR>

From co-founding two nonprofit organizations to assisting in the creation of a leadership program for retired executives in the Akron area--those are just a few of the ways in which Stark & Knoll Co-founder Thomas Knoll has given back to the community.
Over the years, Knoll has received many prestigious awards for his efforts ... (full story)