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Joan Archer, LiveHelp Volunteer

Joan Archer, LiveHelp Volunteer

October 7, 2016 at 4:52 pm 1 comment

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

Protecting Your Voting Rights!

Protecting Your Voting Rights!

April 18, 2016 at 12:15 pm 3 comments

Across the nation voting is on everyone’s mind. In New York, the Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The polls are open from 6 AM to 9 PM. If you need help finding your polling site click here. Do you know what your rights are as a registeredRead More

Growing Our User Community: 2016 LHI Tech Summit

Growing Our User Community: 2016 LHI Tech Summit

April 14, 2016 at 6:08 pm 127 comments

It’s hard to believe time has gone by so quickly, but earlier this month I attended my fourth LawHelp Interactive (LHI) annual technical summit. This 2-day summit has served as a time to meet in-person with the full LHI team which spans from Coast to Coast, as well as withRead More

Differences between Federal, State, & Local Laws

Differences between Federal, State, & Local Laws

October 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm 1 comment

  Do you know the differences between Federal, State, & Local Laws? What are Federal laws? Federal laws are rules that apply throughout the United States.  These laws apply in every state, such as:  Immigration law Bankruptcy law Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) laws Federal anti-discrimination and civilRead More

Preparing for Court

Preparing for Court

October 13, 2015 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

Preparing for Court   I have an upcoming court date.  What are the first things I should do? At least 1 week before your court date, contact the court if you need: An interpreter Wheelchair access What else can I do to get organized? Make sure you have all theRead More