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# free-legal-advice-centres - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction
# Housing
# Housing

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:02 PM 44,112 Views 86 Comments

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

# free-legal-advice-centres - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Call for householders to be given free legal aid to address 'power imbalance' during reposessions
# Arrears
# Arrears

Call for householders to be given free legal aid to address 'power imbalance' during reposessions

Sep 11th 2018, 1:34 PM 8,800 Views 24 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan today praised the success of the Abhaile legal advice scheme, but did not indicate it would be extended to provide full representation.

# free-legal-advice-centres - Thursday 24 April, 2014

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors - not just fraud

Apr 24th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,600 Views 24 Comments

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.

# free-legal-advice-centres - Monday 15 April, 2013

FLAC says 'Jury Service' report should include deaf and blind people
# Jury Duty
# Jury Duty

FLAC says 'Jury Service' report should include deaf and blind people

Apr 15th 2013, 6:53 PM 5,471 Views 42 Comments

While the report expressed concerns over interpreters being present for jury discussion, FLAC have said that deaf and blind people should still be able to take part in non-criminal trials.

# free-legal-advice-centres - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish
# Transgender
# Transgender

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

Mar 27th 2013, 8:25 AM 6,210 Views 67 Comments

While Ireland will recogise amended birth certificates from other countries, “gender reassignment is not yet recognised” in the country.

# free-legal-advice-centres - Friday 16 March, 2012

Column: It’s not enough to help people in debt. We must look at the big picture
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s not enough to help people in debt. We must look at the big picture

Mar 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 29 Views 8 Comments

New legislation will help safeguard people struggling with debt – but they deserve to have their homes protected too, writes Noeleen Blackwell.