Lake County lawyers join Care Bears mission

Attorneys from the Lake County Bar Association took a break from the law to spend part of Thursday morning at Washington Irving Elementary School in Hammond, where they handed out 114 Care Bears to third-grade students and taught youngsters the importance of being kind.

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Pandemic pressures legal aid

Looming evictions with so many Americans unable to pay their rent have been at the forefront of concerns, but legal aid offices and pro bono attorneys see other issues on the horizon. They expect more filings for bankruptcy and guardianships, and they believe more people will reach out for legal assistance with problems connected with consumer debt and domestic violence. Underpinning their ability to help is the need for money.

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