Access to Justice Day at the Legislature

The Legislature declared April 4, 2018 to be “Access to Justice Day” at the Maine Legislature. The event included displays and presentations by Maine’s civil legal services providers in the Hall of Flags (and refreshments provided by the Maine Justice Foundation!Read More

4 April 2018, Posted in: JAG News

Legal Services Corporation Funding At Risk

The Maine Justice Foundation has learned from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association and the American Bar Association that there is a hit list of programs that President Trump might eliminate to trim domestic spending, including the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Maine’s recipient of LSC funds is Pine Tree Legal Assistance.Read More

22 February 2017, Posted in: Our Work

Special Opportunity for Giving!

On December 18, 2015, Congress passed a tax bill that made the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent. This allows people aged 70-1/2 or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to a charity.Read More

13 June 2016, Posted in: Our Work, Press Release