Miscellaneous & Emergency Cases

To provide legal services in cases or matters not otherwise a priority, with the approval of the Executive Director or his/her designee, provided the case or matter addresses; 1) a significant threat to the health or safety of the client for which no other legal assistance is available; 2) issues that arise because of new and unforeseen circumstances, such as natural disasters, changes in the law affecting large numbers of client and other emerging legal issues not anticipated when the priorities were adopted; or 3) The causes or effect on the client’s economic situation or establish a precedent for others in similar situations.