In 2012, BayLegal provided more than 64,400 hours of free legal services. BayLegal secured over $29,558,572 in quantifiable benefit to help low-income Bay Area residents meet their basic needs and advance their self-sufficiency. BayLegal also helped clients avoid over $6,502,413 in legal costs and fees. The total quantifiable benefits for BayLegal’s clients in 2012 – $36,060,985 – represents a return on investment of three and one half times the cost to operate the program. Read the entire report by clicking here.
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