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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The foreclosure crisis in New York State is far from over. Foreclosures filings in New York remain high, hovering at more than 40,000* a year since 2013, a number well above pre-recession levels. After reaching a low in 2011 of under 17,000, the number of filings began to creep backRead More
Photo Credit: Dietmar Temps via Compfight cc Who has to pay child support? Under New York State law, biological and adoptive parents are required to support their children financially. Whether or not the parents have lived together or were married, they are obligated to pay child support until theRead 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