Older Yorkers often ask one or both of the following questions about wills: Do I really need a will? and If so, do I really need a lawyer in order to prepare one? What follows are some basic answers to these questions. Do I need a will? There is certainly no law that … Read more Wills and lawyers — who needs them!?
(Photo: Pamela Andrade) Just weeks after the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, FEMA has expanded efforts to “recoup”—that is, to demand repayment of—millions of dollars in disaster assistance given to Superstorm Sandy victims. In notices recently received by storm victims across New York, FEMA has demanded repayment of disaster assistance awards—some totaling tens of … Read more 3 steps you can take now to fight your FEMA recoupment
New Yorkers with an immigration question can call the New York State New Americans Hotline, 1-800-566-7636, for general information and referrals on immigration and naturalization questions. New York State has the second largest immigrant population in the nation, which includes more than 1.2 million immigrants who reside outside the New York City area. New Yorkers … Read more Have immigration questions? New hotline can help
You do not need to have legal immigration status to get help with domestic violence There are certain rights you have in New York State even if you do not have legal immigration status: You have the right to call the police if you feel you are in danger inside or outside your home. Just … Read more Immigration and Domestic Violence