Do you know your school loan interest rate?

Do you know your school loan interest rate?

August 25, 2014

Whether you are a college student or the parent of one, its important to take a few minutes to look at the small print on your school loan agreement.  Of particular concern, should be the interest rate of your loan.  Earlier this year, the federal government announced an increase inRead More

Did you ever wonder, What is Probate?

Did you ever wonder, What is Probate?

August 27, 2014

Well, maybe never if you’re under 50, but as you get older, it does become a concern.  Alexander H Ryley, Director of the Elderly Project at Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) in New York City decided to explain “Probate” in response to questions from seniors who had recently lost aRead More

Did you ever wonder, What is Probate?

Did you ever wonder, What is Probate?

August 27, 2014

Well, maybe never if you’re under 50, but as you get older, it does become a concern.  Alexander H Ryley, Director of the Elderly Project at Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) in New York City decided to explain “Probate” in response to questions from seniors who had recently lost aRead More

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

August 27, 2014

We’re still feeling the effects of the 2007 economic crisis.  As many people, continue to deal with a lack of employment or underemployment, veterans are finding themselves increasingly in this situation.   Of the 2.9 million long term unemployed people who were denied benefits this year – 285,000 of them areRead More

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

August 27, 2014

We’re still feeling the effects of the 2007 economic crisis.  As many people, continue to deal with a lack of employment or underemployment, veterans are finding themselves increasingly in this situation.   Of the 2.9 million long term unemployed people who were denied benefits this year – 285,000 of them areRead More

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

August 27, 2014

We’re still feeling the effects of the 2007 economic crisis.  As many people, continue to deal with a lack of employment or underemployment, veterans are finding themselves increasingly in this situation.   Of the 2.9 million long term unemployed people who were denied benefits this year – 285,000 of them areRead More

Mobile legal clinic Coming to L.E.S. & Chinatown 8/22 and 8/25

Mobile legal clinic Coming to L.E.S. & Chinatown 8/22 and 8/25

August 22, 2014

A mobile legal help van will be pulling into the Lower East Side and Chinatown this week to help residents with legal issues.  Staff aboard the van can assist residents with problems such as public benefits, disability benefits, consumer credit, custody, employment and identity theft. This van is run byRead More

Free legal clinic today 8/18 to help you with foreclosure or Sandy recovery in Nassau County

Free legal clinic today 8/18 to help you with foreclosure or Sandy recovery in Nassau County

August 18, 2014

Today, Monday August 18th, the Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) will be providing a free legal clinic from 3-6 p.m., at NCBA headquarters at the corner of 15th and West Streets, Mineola, located two blocks south of the bus and train station.  What can I expect at NCBA’s clinics?            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

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