Legal Services of Central New York, Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York,
and Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County are building a community center.
Tom had been dealing with cancer, developed complications and needed to be hospitalized. While in the hospital, Tom gave a third party a limited power of attorney.
The third party began rearranging his life without regard to Tom’s wishes...
Seventy percent of civil matters in New York State courts involve family law, consumer credit, landlord-
tenant, and foreclosure cases. Our courtrooms are packed, and many people with valid claims lose precious rights because they do not have a lawyer helping them, often facing the loss of a home,
a job, and even a child. Judges report that many valid
claims are lost because the unrepresented often do not present evidence or understand the law.
Help for People with Poverty Law Issues
Help for People Living with HIV+/AIDS-Related Legal Issues
Help for People Living with Cancer
Help for People with Homes in Foreclosure
Telephone Help for Non-Criminal Civil Legal Problems