The rights of tenants during foreclosure

The rights of tenants during foreclosure

July 14, 2014

In New York State almost 56% of the homes facing foreclosure are rental properties.  This means that every year thousands of New Yorkers are faced with a foreclosure situation they were not aware of!  If you find yourself in this situation, there are several rights and obligations that you mustRead More

10 Most Downloaded Legal Resources for NYers

10 Most Downloaded Legal Resources for NYers

July 21, 2014

According to statistics from New York’s legal aid information website, LawHelpNY.org, low-income New Yorkers downloaded legal resources related to family-related and housing issues in 2013.  During this year, LawHelpNY received over 350,000 visits and over 1 million page views. After reviewing the information that users were searching for, it becameRead More

Law expert dishes on debt collection tips for New Yorkers

Law expert dishes on debt collection tips for New Yorkers

July 17, 2014

Each year, thousands of New Yorkers find themselves unable to keep up with financial obligations.  If you find yourself unable to pay down your debt and having to deal with debt collection, the repercussions can make the situation overwhelming and paralyzing. Learning the ins and outs of the debt collectionRead More

New service provides domestic violence info via text

New service provides domestic violence info via text

July 19, 2014

LawHelpNY, the free, statewide resource for people facing civil legal issues, launched a new text messaging campaign, aimed at informing immigrant victims of domestic violence about their rights to shelter, healthcare and free legal services. This new SMS campaign, through the use of text messages provided in English and Spanish,Read More

New service provides domestic violence info via text

New service provides domestic violence info via text

July 19, 2014

LawHelpNY, the free, statewide resource for people facing civil legal issues, launched a new text messaging campaign, aimed at informing immigrant victims of domestic violence about their rights to shelter, healthcare and free legal services. This new SMS campaign, through the use of text messages provided in English and Spanish,Read More

New service provides domestic violence info via text

New service provides domestic violence info via text

July 19, 2014

LawHelpNY, the free, statewide resource for people facing civil legal issues, launched a new text messaging campaign, aimed at informing immigrant victims of domestic violence about their rights to shelter, healthcare and free legal services. This new SMS campaign, through the use of text messages provided in English and Spanish,Read More

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

July 22, 2014

The New York Immigration Assistance Consortium is hosting an Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair for this weekend.  The fair will provide an opportunity for immigrant youth to receive free legal consultations and referrals, along with with the ability to learn about different community groups and services that can assist them. PleaseRead More

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

July 22, 2014

The New York Immigration Assistance Consortium is hosting an Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair for this weekend.  The fair will provide an opportunity for immigrant youth to receive free legal consultations and referrals, along with with the ability to learn about different community groups and services that can assist them. PleaseRead More

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair – July 26 and 27

July 22, 2014

The New York Immigration Assistance Consortium is hosting an Immigrant Youth Assistance Fair for this weekend.  The fair will provide an opportunity for immigrant youth to receive free legal consultations and referrals, along with with the ability to learn about different community groups and services that can assist them. PleaseRead More

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