Abraham Lincoln once said, “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” However, according to the Teton County Access to Justice Center, in over 80 percent of family-law cases in Teton County District Court at least one party represents themselves. In 36 percent of cases, both parties are self-represented.
Nearly everyone — landlords and tenants alike — has horror stories about housing in Jackson. On Monday, the Jackson Town Council took steps to provide recourse for disgruntled parties without going to court.
Jackson Hole’s only two practicing immigration attorneys can’t accept any new cases. For the first time since opening its doors in 2006, Trefonas Law, PC notified the community Feb. 20 that it can’t handle more cases, except for emergencies.
Partnerships with the state bar and legal advocates expand access for low-income clients and families.
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016 By Emily Mieure Jackson Hole Daily | 0 comments A Jackson legal aid organization that provides services to low-income residents has a new executive director. Barbara Prescott recently returned to Teton Valley after living here in the 1980s. She started volunteering at Access to Justice after passing the Wyoming State […]