Thomas DeCataldo and Jonathan Wolfe
Representing clients for VLJ gives lawyers a special feeling. "It's gratifying to use my training, knowledge and skill to help a person in need," is a typical sentiment. Sometimes there's a bonus: the opportunity to handle a fascinating matter in an out-of-the-ordinary situation.
Jonathan Wolfe and Thomas DeCataldo of Skoloff & Wolfe of Livingston had that experience.
They donated nearly 60 hours of work to a case referred to VLJ from Essex County Legal Aid. The client was a young woman who had agreed years ago to what seemed like a meager in-court settlement of $30 in child support per month from her son's father. The client had made prior attempts to get the amount raised, but was having difficulty because her original agreement. To read more, click here.
VLJ is pleased to present an evaluation of VLJ’s ReLeSe program conducted by the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI), with generous funding from The Fund for New Jersey. The study evaluated outcomes for 188 ReLeSe clients who received services between January 2007 and July 2012 and concludes that reentry legal services positively impact ex offenders’ reentry efforts. For a copy of the report, please email email@example.com.
ATTENTION! The RREM/Resettlement Grant appeals period has been reopenend. Click here for more information.
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