What are the legal services statewide websites? The Legal Services Corporation has funded statewide legal information websites in 54 states and territories. These websites provide accurate, easy-to-understand information in the legal areas most affecting low-income and vulnerable people. These websites also provide information on free legal aid offices (also called legal services) in each state. What … Read more Overview of Legal Services Statewide Websites
LawHelpNY is an online referral & resource center for low to moderate income New Yorkers since 2001. We had a great summer! This summer we welcomed 10 interns working closely with Khatia Mikadze, our Outreach Coordinator. These bright interns brought their passion to many events. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, our interns traveled around NYC … Read more Recap of LawHelpNY Summer 2015 Interns
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. Whether you are a new reader or regular of the RealNY blog, you should know the information you are getting is powered by LawHelpNY. Maybe you are … Read more Have you Discovered LawHelpNY.org Yet?
NICE is proud to release ¡No me han pagado!, an illustrated, Spanish-language know your rights booklet to help jornaleros, or day laborers, protect themselves from wage theft. The booklet was created by the Center of Urban Pedagogy and designer Caroline Oh, with input from NICE members. NICE members also grace its pages as illustrations. The pocket-sized booklet … Read more ¡No me han pagado! wage theft booklet available
According to statistics from New York’s legal aid information website, LawHelpNY.org, low-income New Yorkers downloaded legal resources related to family-related and housing issues in 2013. During this year, LawHelpNY received over 350,000 visits and over 1 million page views. After reviewing the information that users were searching for, it became clear that many people were … Read more 10 Most Downloaded Legal Resources for NYers