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Justice Requires That Legal ID Be Affordable to All, By Niki Ludt

FROM THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER, JANUARY 26, 2015   If you live in Pennsylvania, and don’t drive, you wouldn’t have a driver’s license, which would have negative ramifications for you, given the many types of transactions for which a driver’s license is asked to be shown. There’s an alternative, of course—a Pennsylvania non-driver’s photo ID, issued… Read More »

Elfant partners with Face to Face in Germantown for its 2014 Anti-Poverty Initiative – Sue Ann Rybak

Elfant Wissahickon Realtors in conjunction with Martin Elfant, Inc., Class Abstract, Northwest Abstract, and Direct Mortgage Loan Co. have pledged to raise $30,000 for Face to Face Germantown, a not-for-profit human services organization, as part of its 2014 Anti-poverty Initiative. Face to Face Germantown, 109 East Price St., provides numerous services to individuals and families… Read More »

For Many Americans Obtaining a Birth Certificate Proves Challenging – Alfred Lubrano, Inquirer Staff Writer

Gloria Cuttino knows she was born. She just can’t prove it. In a frustrating circumstance that’s surprisingly common among poor African Americans born in the South in the mid-20th century, Cuttino has no birth certificate. That wasn’t a great hindrance for much of her life, but it’s a bigger problem these days, when the post-9/11… Read More »

A Little Pro Bono Goes a Long Way for Disabled Clients – Niki Ludt

November 25, 2013 edition of The Legal Intelligencer A Little Pro Bono Goes a Long Way for Disabled Clients By. Niki Ludt For a growing segment of the population unable to work due to a disability, the Social Security disability programs provide a vital, and frequently an exclusive, source of income. Being able to establish… Read More »