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The IPA’s Legal Defense Fund

The Board of Directors has established the International Paruresis Association’s new Legal Defense Fund (LDF). The LDF is a unique account that can be tapped to provide Paruresis sufferers with financial assistance to empower legal professionals representing them. It is unfortunate that people with Paruresis continue to be treated unfairly by employers and the criminal justice system simply because they are unable to produce a urine sample on demand. The LDF is another tool in the IPA toolkit to support these individuals.

Any application for assistance from the fund is fully vetted and approved by the executive committee of the IPA Board. While many cases are worthy, at this time the IPA is only able to select just one or two applicants each year. As the fund grows, we hope to expand our support.

If you haven’t already made a membership gift for this year – please don’t skip doing that first – then use one of our two official giving portals to make an additional investment in the IPA to see our legal advocacy efforts grow.

Best for fee-free, one-time giving. Email us at getinfo@paruresis.org to earmark your gift to the Legal Defense Fund.

For easy, recurring giving. Note “Legal Defense Fund” in the designation field.

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This website is NOT a substitute for medical or legal advice and does not constitute the practice of law, medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work, or any other mental health profession. If you are having trouble urinating, you should always contact a physician since difficulty with voiding can be a symptom of a serious medical condition. We are a group of professional people and people who have suffered with paruresis. We have assembled a board and a board of advisors to help people cope with urinary dysfunction that has a psychological or social origin. On this website, we are NOT practicing medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work or any other mental health profession. You should have your doctor evaluate your condition before diagnosing yourself, and seek the appropriate necessary mental health counseling if warranted. IPA, Inc. disclaims any and all legal liability whatsoever.

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