Delegate David Yancey has tried for years to put some reasonable limits on the odious practices of former payday lenders … Read more
HEALTHCARE FOR ALL VIRGINIANS 2017 PLATFORM VPLC is part of the Healthcare for All Virginians coalition and below is the … Read more
The Problem: In the fiscal year 2015 alone, Virginia’s … Read more
Like everyone else, members of the armed services sign up for gym memberships, internet services, and security systems.
What happens … Read more
This session, the main priority is a pair of bills, HB1786, and SB1086, relating to substance-exposed newborns. The bills modify … Read more
VPLC supports HB 1851 as a bill that supports victim safety and holds offenders accountable for their crimes.
VPLC Supports HB 1851 as Closing a Loophole Available to 1st Offense Domestic Violence Abusers Who Have Benefited from Deferred … Read more
Sometimes it can be very difficult for children to testify in court. For example, a child was willing to testify … Read more
VPLC Opposes SB 861 Because It May Have a Chilling Effect on PPO Petitioners Seeking Protection Against an Act of Violence, Force or Threat
Preliminary Protective Orders (PPOs) are emergency orders designed to protect the “health and safety of the petitioner … Read more
Recognizing that low-income people cannot access justice if they are required to pay for it, Virginia law provides these people … Read more
SB 1126 and HB 1443 simply clarify existing Consumer Finance Act applies to loans made over the Internet to Virginians… Read more
said VPLC Health Law Attorney Jill Hanken at a rally on Sunday, January 15th at the state Capitol … Read more
The interest … Read more
Here are the lessons we’ve learned directly from borrowers’ experiences with open-end, “line of credit” loans.
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Both the Virginia Partnership to Encourage Responsible Lending (VaPERL) and the Virginia Poverty Law Center(VPLC) submitted comments this fall on … Read more
The Virginia Poverty Law Center is pleased to welcome new staff members: Eric Dunn, Valerie L’Herrou, and Regenea Hurte, Natasha … Read more