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The Arkansas Equal Justice Watch: JOHNSON COUNTY

Information is provided below about key population data and free civil legal aid service in your area. The Legal Aid Profile below states how many people in the county are living at or below the 125% Poverty Level and how many cases the free legal provider handled in the county in 2008. Additional information shows the critical need for legislative support of legal aid in this area.

Johnson County
(Free Civil Legal Services)

Center for Arkansas Legal Services
101 E. Main St., Suite C
Russellville AR 72801
1-800-952-9243

 

Legislator Information

Rep. George Overbey email | profile

Sen. Randy Laverty
email | profile
Sen. Ed Wilkinson
email | profile

 

POPULATION PROFILE: LEGAL AID PROFILE:
Population:
22,800
Poverty Level Population:
5,163
Population without HS Diploma: 4,824
Legal Aid Cases:
71
Disabled Population:
5,747
# of cases per 1,000 living in Poverty:
14
Divorced Population:
1,874
Foreclosures:
High
Type of Cases:
  1. Family Law (48)
  2. Consumer (14)

 

Bankruptcies: 1,093*
  • *1,093 (cases pending in October 2008 for the counties of Conway, Johnson, Pope, Yell, Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, and Sebastian)
  • 1/2 of all applicants had to be turned away from legal aid due to lack of funding.
  • 1 in 4 residents of Johnson County qualify for free legal aid.
 
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