Legal Services Corporation
- An independent not-for-profit organization established by Congress to offer financial aid to specific public legal-services initiatives. The goal of this corporation is to guarantee affordable legal aid for those involved in civil cases who cannot otherwise afford it. This is facilitated through grants or contracts with individuals, companies, or organizations to cater to the legal needs of these individuals
- The Legal Services Corporation offers grants to organizations that provide affordable legal aid to low-income individuals.
- If not for the assistance of the Legal Services Corporation, many people would be unable to afford legal counsel in civil cases.
- The Legal Services Corporation is responsible for ensuring that even those with limited financial means have access to legal assistance in non-criminal proceedings.