Archive for November, 2010

Self-Help Legal Forms!

November 29, 2010 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

LawHelp/NY and the New York State Office of Court Administration now make available a number of free online interactive self-help programs that make it easier to submit legal papers in court if you don’t have an attorney. The interviews are designed to ask “leading questions” to help ensure that whatRead More

Women Veterans

November 22, 2010 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

There are now more women than ever serving in the United States military.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which was originally designed to provide services to male veterans, has responded to the unique needs of women veterans and is working towards providing gender-specific treatment in all of its facilities.Read More

Are you a paycheck away from losing everything?

November 16, 2010 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

With an estimated 643,000 people a day without a roof over their head or food to eat, we have all probably been affected directly or indirectly by the problem of hunger and homelessness in the US.  The increases in foreclosures and economic problems have also introduced a new face intoRead More

Have you served in the military?

November 9, 2010 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

If so, Veteran’s Day is your day.  Each year on November 11th our nation pays tribute and respect to those men and women who have honorably served in the United States military.   While November 11th is the official day to recognize veterans, 365 days a year our nation honors itsRead More

Vote Today!

November 2, 2010 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Just a quick post to remind everyone to vote today! Find your polling place using Google maps. Check to see if you’re registered to vote in New York State. Problems voting in New York City should be reported to 311, and embracing new technology, on Twitter with the hashtag #nycvotes.Read More