For instance, we secured a court docket ruling withholding removal of our consumer to Guatemala and authorizing his release on bond after litigating in opposition to the federal authorities for nearly two years. In another case, we successfully obtained safety beneath the Convention Against Torture for a younger immigrant fleeing persecution in Honduras as a result of his sexual orientation. In one other instance, Gilbert LLP – after over 5 years – lately secured a divorce and custody award for a mom who for years was abused by her husband in Guatemala. The abuse was severe sufficient that our consumer was compelled to flee to the United States. The Community Law Center provides authorized providers for nonprofit organizations in Maryland. Their packages are designed to provide the authorized providers a neighborhood or nonprofit organization in Maryland needs to fulfill its objectives, achieve its mission, strengthen its community, and enhance its neighborhood.
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For three consecutive years, Dentons legal professionals and staff in our Toronto and Ottawa workplaces joined members of the justice community and general public in Ontario for Flip Your Wig for Justice, an awareness and pledge-based fundraising initiative in support of access to justice in Ontario. For in the future, individuals wore traditional judicial or wacky wigs to point out their help for six non-profit access to justice organizations who founded this campaign. Lawyers in our Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto offices offered competitors regulation advice to a not-for-profit organization concerning an initiative to extend the availability of inexpensive private unbundled duty counsel services to unrepresented litigants in household law matters in Ontario. Lawyers in our Ottawa workplace present ongoing pro bono authorized companies via REACH Canada, a company aimed at bettering the lives of individuals with disabilities. Lawyers and students across all of our Canadian offices are collaborating within the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, a national pro bono program that assists Canadian sponsors and Afghan refugees with sponsorship applications for resettlement in Canada. Additionally, Dentons Canada LLP was a signatory to an open letter despatched by 21 outstanding nationwide and regional legislation firms across Canada concerning the humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan.