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March 23, 2022

New protections against surprise or out-of-network medical bills.

New protections against surprise or out-of-network medical bills. Since March 31, 2015, New York consumers with health coverage subject to New York law (e.g. HMO) were protected […]
January 7, 2022

Consumer Judgment Interest lowered to 2%

On December 31st, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Consumer Judgement Interest Act (S.5724A/A.6474A) to protect New Yorkers from the excessive interest rate on money judgments […]
October 13, 2020

Misleading Sales Practices Lead to Car Loan Fiascos

Purchasing a car can be exciting. But, car dealerships do not always do the right thing for their customers, and people can end up with little […]
May 18, 2020

Credit reports are now free, every week

Everyone is now eligible to get free weekly credit reports from the three national credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and Transunion to help manage financial data […]
February 16, 2019

Hofstra’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic

Hofstra Law is hosting a volunteer income tax assistance clinic for qualifying Nassau and Suffolk County taxpayers who earned less than $55,000 in 2018. For more […]
February 1, 2018

2018 Energy Forum for Advocates Powerpoint

Download the 2018 Energy Forum for Advocates Powerpoint PDF here #GeneralInformation
January 10, 2017

Increased Protection for Wage Garnishment and Frozen Bank Accounts as of 2017

With the increase of the minimum wage in NYS on December 31, 2016, the protection amounts for wage garnishment and frozen bank accounts also increased. Long […]
January 5, 2017

Need some assistance with your taxes. Touro’s Free Taxpayer’s Clinic may be able to help.

March 31, 2015

Suffolk County Human Rights Law Expanded

Suffolk County Human Rights Law has recently been expanded to protect source of income, veterans, military status and victims of domestic violence. Click here for more […]