Fight foreclosure-rescue scam artists!

Foreclosure-rescue scam artists are finding new ways to prey on distressed homeowners. In many cases, they ask you to pay for a fee upfront and then never provide any services or save your home from foreclosure.   Below are five tips, to help you fight back against foreclosure scam artists! 1. Be very suspicious of … Read moreFight foreclosure-rescue scam artists!

LawHelpNY Launches New Mobile Site

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 this week, the mobile site, http://m.lawhelpny.org/, … Read moreLawHelpNY Launches New Mobile Site

Free Self-Help Civil Legal Forms!

LawHelpNY and the New York State Office of Court Administration now make available a number of free online interactive self-help programs that make it easier to submit legal papers in court if you don’t have an attorney. The interviews are designed to ask “leading questions” to help ensure that what you submit in court is … Read moreFree Self-Help Civil Legal Forms!

9 Resources to Help You Save NYC Rent-Stabilized Housing

It’s no secret that finding affordable housing in New York City is getting harder and harder. According to the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, over 200,000 rent regulated apartments have been lost since 1981. More so, landlords continue to use tactics such as buying out tenants, locking them out of their apartments, … Read more9 Resources to Help You Save NYC Rent-Stabilized Housing

Brief Q&A regarding homelessnessin NYC

Homelessness in New York is on the rise.  The total number of homeless individuals in shelters was 50,926 in June 2013.  It’s not a surprise that the most commented blog post on our blog is our blog on Homelessness.  This blog is meant to help answer the multiple numbers of questions we received in regards … Read moreBrief Q&A regarding homelessnessin NYC

Free living wills and health care proxy forms available

At some point in your life, you may find yourself needing to complete a living will and health care proxy form for either yourself or a loved one. For starter’s its important to know the different between these two types of advance directive forms, in order to make sure you fill out the one that … Read moreFree living wills and health care proxy forms available