Filing for divorce.
Know your rights about immigration laws.
Know your rights before you encounter the police.
(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
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
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
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
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
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 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