In 2022 The Legal Services Corporation released a far-reaching new report on the crisis in civil legal aid titled, “The Justice Gap: The Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans”. The new study revealed that the justice gap is vast. Low-income Americans received no or inadequate legal help for a staggering 92% of all the civil legal problems that impacted them substantially. Without access to legal aid, they are forced to “go it alone” without legal representation in disputes where they risk losing their jobs, their livelihoods, their homes, their children, or even when seeking a restraining order against an abuser. These are some of those stories.