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January 2018

by Daniel Lindsey, Jan 29, 2018
This guest blog post is written by Dan Lindsey, Director of the Consumer Practice Group at LAF. A reverse mortgage (also called a “Home Equity Conversion Mortgage,” or a “HECM”) is a special kind of mortgage. You as the homeowner are given money based on your age and the value of your home. Yo... More
by Gwen Daniels, Jan 24, 2018
Earlier this month, I took part in what was at least my 11th TIG conference - now renamed LSC Innovations in Technology Conference or ITCon (but it will always be "TIG" to me). During one session, I talked about Illinois Legal Aid Online's Victims of Crime portal and why we framed it around su... More
by Andrew Sharp, Jan 17, 2018
It's 3:45am when the screen's reflection flashes on the man's dark sunglasses with a green confirmation message: "Access granted." With a smirk, he lowers his hood slightly, cracks his knuckles, and goes to work harvesting the data he just worked so hard to break into. "They will never know wh... More