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October 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm

By Andrea Saddler - asaddler@civitasmedia.com PRESTONSBURG – In the United States, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces each week and 876,000 divorces a year. Many individuals with...

October 18, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Notre Dame Law Students are using their Fall Break to assist AppalReD with research and a pro se Divorce Clinic (do-it-...

September 30, 2016 - 9:03 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - John Rosenberg has many awards hanging on his walls, and two weeks ago he received another one. Rosenberg, who lives in Prestonsburg, was honored at the Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali awards. He received the Kentucky...

August 29, 2016 - 3:11 pm

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August 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm

John Rosenberg, who is the founding director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, will receive the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award during the fourth annual awards ceremony in Louisville on September 17th.

August 17, 2016 - 2:19 pm

To offset lost mining jobs, officials, business leaders and environmentalists are setting aside political feuds to try...

August 9, 2016 - 2:53 pm

John O. Goss, a legal aid lawyer some 40 years ago, responded to a nationwide call to help some 1,500 Social Security disability recipients in rural Appalachian high-poverty counties in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia. The recipients were in danger of...

August 8, 2016 - 1:52 pm

AppalReD Legal Aid's Somerset Office Staff attended the Pulaski County "Back to School Extravaganza" on Saturday,...

July 28, 2016 - 9:05 am

AppalReD Legal Aid announces its second do-it-yourself Divorce Clinic to assist low-income people secure an uncontested divorce without using a lawyer. The clinic will be held on October 19, 2016, beginning at 1:00 pm at the Floyd County Extension Office, 921...

July 18, 2016 - 8:34 am

The simple change that could get affordable food to the poor people who need it The Washington Post There's an elegant solution to help poor people overcome a problem that can leave them both hungry and unhealthy. Read the full story

July 15, 2016 - 11:33 am

If you are registered to attend this conference, please remember to bring a blanket for our Operation Donation -...

July 14, 2016 - 10:00 am

  By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON and MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN JULY 14, 2016 Seller-financed home sales are “toxic transactions,” a prominent national consumer law organization said on Thursday as it released a report and called for greater federal and state...

July 1, 2016 - 3:40 pm

June 29, 2016 By Richard Cordray – JUN 29, 2016 Thank you. One thing we know from our experience here is that when we all work together to promote financial literacy, we have real opportunities to improve the financial well-being of consumers...

June 23, 2016 - 4:20 pm

June 23, 2016 - 3:59 pm

June 23, 2016 - Aaron K. Nelson - Floyd County Chronicle The Appalachian Research and Defense Fund hosted gatherings on Saturday for former attorneys, staff, and friends of the organization, to celebrate the institution’s 45th anniversary. At the dinner...