Can You Afford You?

Legal Aid Foundation Trustee Heidi Potter poses this question in the Boulder County Bar Association’s December newsletter.

“For many of us, the answer to that question is either ‘No, I couldn’t afford to hire me’ or ‘Yes, but not for very long.’ Now, imagine that you are living in poverty and are in desperate need of Medicaid certifications required for a life-saving kidney transplant. Or maybe you are elderly, retired and living on a fixed income when your social security card is stolen and you can’t get your retirement benefits because someone is fraudulently using your identity to obtain what is rightfully yours. These individuals definitely can’t afford your help, but they are in dire need of your help.”

Read Heidi’s entire article here.

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