Tag Archives: Legal Aid Society

What Non-English Speakers Should Know About Court Interpreters

By Patricia Jones, Legal Aid Society Receiving a notice to appear in court can be a stressful experience for anyone, but even more so for those who aren’t fluent in English. Middle Tennessee’s exponential growth of the last decade has included an influx of non-English-speaking residents, but many courts outside …

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What Tennessee Taxpayers Need to Know for 2024

By Mary Gillum, Legal Aid Society With the 2024 tax filing season now underway, Tennessee residents who don’t pay much attention to taxes throughout the year may soon find themselves cramming to catch up. If that describes you, here are a few essentials to get you started. When do I …

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Don’t Let Holiday Debts Snowball

By Marla Williams, Legal Aid Society Between gifts, decorations, family meals and travel, the holiday season is more expensive than ever. According to a survey by Deloitte, consumers are expected to spend an average of $1,652 this year on holiday-related expenses. A sizable percentage of Americans take on debt to …

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Legal Aid Society to Hold Virtual Name Change Clinic July 15

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, June 29, 2023 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, will be holding a virtual name change clinic beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 15. The clinic will stay open until every client has been seen. Preregistration is required, and anyone …

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