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September 12, 2022

New NY State Law to Help Victims of Identity Theft

New Law to Help Victims of Identity Theft! A new New York State law was signed into law in June 2022 by Governor Hochul to empower victims […]
July 15, 2022

Unpaid College Debt Update

Students can now receive college transcripts even with unpaid college debt! Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation on May 4, 2022 that prohibits colleges from withholding a student’s transcript because […]
July 15, 2022

Credit Discrimination Awareness

Credit Discrimination Awareness! Under federal law, it’s illegal for banks, credit unions, mortgage companies, retailers, and any other companies that extend credit to discriminate against you. So […]
June 6, 2022

New Consumer Credit Debt Statute of Limitations

New Consumer Credit Debt Statute of Limitations! The New York State Consumer Credit Fairness Act mandates that starting April 7, 2022, creditors cannot sue or make […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 1, 2018

2018 Energy Forum for Advocates Powerpoint

Download the 2018 Energy Forum for Advocates Powerpoint PDF here
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.