The NYC Pro Bono Center proudly features Joan Archer, as our October volunteer spotlight, and thanks LiveHelp Co-ordinator, Michelle Born, for sharing this story. Read on to learn about Joan’s pro bono experience working as a LiveHelp volunteer, live chatting with low-income individuals in need of legal information and referralsRead More
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Legal information is complex, and in our quest to simplify it for our visitors the first, crucial task is helping people find what they’re looking for. To that end, a lot of thought has gone into LawHelpNY’s navigation structure over its history. We are rolling out our latest attempt toRead More
Your Right to Assistance in Your Language: Basic Information about Federal Language Access Rights Under U.S. law, if you are seeking services from a government agency or an organization funded by the U.S. government, you must be provided with assistance in your language. What are language access services? Language accessRead More
LawHelpNY is an online referral & resource center for low to moderate income New Yorkers since 2001. We had a great summer! This summer we welcomed 10 interns working closely with Khatia Mikadze, our Outreach Coordinator. These bright interns brought their passion to many events. From Brooklyn to the Bronx,Read More
If you haven’t taken the time to explore LawHelpNY, then stop what you’re doing, open a new tab in your browser, and type www.lawhelpny.org in the search box. Whether you are a new reader or regular of the RealNY blog, you should know the information you are getting is poweredRead More
Low-income New Yorkers get an easy, on-the-go way to access legal aid referrals, information, and self-help New York, New York – June 26, 2014 A new mobile site for LawHelpNY.org will make it easier than ever to find needed legal aid assistance and information for low-income New Yorkers. Launched thisRead More
The NYLAG Mobile Legal Unit has been making its rounds around NYC. Have you seen it? LawHelp/NY interns have been setting up a table outside the unit’s van to promote both the LawHelp.org/NY website and the unit. Inside the van, you will find attorneys from the New York Legal AssistanceRead More
Have you used LiveHelp? If you have a legal problem and are not sure where to turn to, speak with one of our LiveHelp operators.
LiveHelp is an online, real-time chat service, that directs users towards relevant self-help materials, legal assistance organizations and court information for New Yorkers. Thousands of unrepresented New Yorkers come to the LawHelp/NY website looking for help with legal problems that require either a court or administrative hearing experience. They oftenRead More