• 02/06/2015 | LawHelpNY

    This Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet post originally appeared on National EITC Outreach Partnership site.Photo: (Phillip Ingham)

  • 02/03/2015 | LawHelpNY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHPC6ot7xqcWatch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security.

  • 01/27/2015 | LawHelpNY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmrGiWeJ8A8Learn your rights under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) if you live in federally subsidized housing or have a Section 8 voucher.

  • 01/23/2015 | LawHelpNY

    Despite significant state investment in providing legal assistance to New York homeowners facing foreclosure, each year approximately half - tens of thousands of New Yorkers - still face the prospect of losing their homes through foreclosure without the benefit of a lawyer.

  • 01/20/2015 | LawHelpNY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSudUoS5SqULearn about you can do if you receive a letter regarding SSI overpayment.

  • 01/14/2015 | LawHelpNY

    Legal Services of New Jersey explains some basic tips that will allow you to communicate effectively and easily through an interpreter with a person who doesn't speak your language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVm27HLLiiQ

  • 01/14/2015 | LawHelpNY

    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.

  • 12/24/2014 | LawHelpNY


  • 12/24/2014 | LawHelpNY

    In 2013, more than 28,000 families were evicted from their homes in New York City. Because the Constitution does not provide a right to counsel in civil cases, many tenants navigate housing court without the assistance of counsel. In 2014, only 10% of tenants facing eviction had legal representation in housing court.

  • 12/15/2014 | LawHelpNY

    CourtHelp, the New York Court System’s website for people appearing in civil court without a lawyer, recently underwent a major redesign to help demystify court processes and procedures, and provide easy to understand explanations of the law and legal rights .