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3,500

The number of families Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy serves each year through individual representation in the Charlotte area.

300,000 +

The number of Mecklenburg County residents who are eligible for our services and in need of legal assistance but unable to afford private lawyers.

1,300

The number of adults and children we who received free legal screenings in the Charlotte Immigration Court last year, helping them prepare for court proceedings when they cannot find or afford representation.

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The amount of money Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy receives from the Legal Services Corporation. We gave up this funding to continue our committed advocacy work and service to vulnerable populations.

$9.4 m

The amount of financial benefits earned on behalf of clients through our assistance last year.

$14

The amount of money that goes back into North Carolina’s economy for every dollar invested in legal aid providers like Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy.

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Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy protects the fundamental rights of all people, using litigation and advocacy to enact policy changes at the state and national level to improve outcomes and ensure fairness under the law.

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Looking to buy a used car? Check out these 10 important things to remember from Edward Byron, a consumer protection attorney at Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy.

Action Alert: Let’s Give N.C. A Second Chance

For people with a criminal record, second chances are hard to come by. But the N.C. General Assembly can change that narrative for more than 2 million North Carolinians living with criminal records. The N.C. Senate unanimously passed The Second Chance Act (Senate Bill 562) earlier this month.

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