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When filing for divorce

When filing for divorce

November 24, 2014 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Filing for divorce.

When You Need Help With Immigration

When You Need Help With Immigration

November 19, 2014 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

  Know your rights about immigration laws.

When you encounter the Police

When you encounter the Police

November 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Know your rights before you encounter the police.

3 steps you can take now to fight your FEMA recoupment

3 steps you can take now to fight your FEMA recoupment

November 13, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

 (Photo: Pamela Andrade) Just weeks after the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, FEMA has expanded efforts to “recoup”—that is, to demand repayment of—millions of dollars in disaster assistance given to Superstorm Sandy victims.    In notices recently received by storm victims across New York, FEMA has demanded repayment of disasterRead More

Get free legal advice at Monday Night Law in the NYC Bar Association

Get free legal advice at Monday Night Law in the NYC Bar Association

July 12, 2014 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

The New York City Bar Association is providing another way for New Yorkers to access free legal advice.  This free legal clinic, called Monday Night Law, runs from October through August. It is scheduled on specific nights throughout each month. At the legal clinic, attorneys will meet you for one-halfRead More

You wont believe the primary killer of women in NYC

You wont believe the primary killer of women in NYC

July 3, 2014 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Who would have imagined that the primary killer of women in NYC is domestic violence!  Even with all the awareness, education, and dedicated community groups, in 2012, 68% of all murders of women in our city were related to domestic violence, up from 54% in 2011.  The highest rates ofRead More

Important Fall 2013 Education Benefits for Veterans and their Spouses

August 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Its hard to believe its already that time again.  Time to register for Fall college classes! For veterans that may not qualify or have already used up their Post-9/11 GI Bill, there are important state benefits and additional resources   available to fill in the gaps where federal benefits leaveRead More

Wondering how to qualify for DACA?  New NYC program will help you meet the requirements

Wondering how to qualify for DACA? New NYC program will help you meet the requirements

August 5, 2013 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

                  New York City has become the first city in the country to develop a program to help young undocumented immigrants find jobs and get driver’s licenses.  The $18 million program will target undocumented youth who may be eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), but are having aRead More

Stop Eviction: Emergency Eviction Prevention Funds

Stop Eviction: Emergency Eviction Prevention Funds

May 23, 2013 at 9:46 pm 1 comment

Leer en español If you’re struggling to pay your rent, reach out to someone prior to receiving an eviction notice. The earlier the better. The best way to sort out a problem is to get to the root of the cause. Is it unemployment? Underemployment? Credit card debt? There are severalRead More

LawHelpNY Staff will be presenting on technology and social justice at the 2013 LSC TIG Conference!

January 16, 2013 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

LawHelpNY and other social justice staff from around the US have embarked on the beautiful city of Jacksonville, Florida for the 2013 Legal Services Corporation Conference! The renowned social media guru, Beth Kanter, will be the Keynote speaker.  We are very excited to hear her talk on how advocates canRead More