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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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Information about the CARES Act Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks)

Many people anticipate receiving the CARES Act’s Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks). Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy wants to make sure you have the information you need to know what to expect and how to get your payment. Anyone with additional questions about how to get their payment can contact our N.C. Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic…

Action Alert: Advocate at home for a stronger N.C.

A lot of us may be stuck at home, but we can still advocate for a stronger N.C. Our state is more vulnerable to COVID-19 than it should be, but our legislature can do the right thing by quickly enacting policies that preserve safety, financial security and family stability for ALL North Carolinians. House speaker Tim Moore has…

COVID-19 Stimulus Payments: Protect Yourself from Scams

From Arthur Bartlett, director of the N.C. Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic: WARNING: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning the public not to fall victim to a COVID-19 scam in which scammers are trying to intercept COVID-19 stimulus payments meant to provide financial support for Americans during the pandemic. For most people, payments will be made…