Newsletter – Nassau Suffolk Law Services

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September 9, 2020

Help for Homeowners and Renters

Eviction from Section 8 Apartment Dismissed Judy Hirshon, Staff Attorney in the Nassau Civil Unit, obtained summary judgment dismissing an eviction proceeding and preserving her client’s housing in […]
September 9, 2020

Foreclosure Unit Preserves Homeownership

During the pandemic, thousands of homeowners have entered into forbearance agreements with their lenders. Many may have difficulty resuming their monthly payments as the forbearance periods draw […]
September 9, 2020

Developments in Criminal Law Allow People to Rebuild Lives

Changes in Marijuana Law Allow Client’s Criminal History to Be Sealed The punishment for a felony lasts far longer than the prison sentence imposed. Nassau Suffolk […]
September 9, 2020

Law Services and Nursing Home Ombudsmen Work Together to Support Residents Right to be “Home”

Nursing Home Patient Returns Home Amid Pandemic Against the backdrop of a pandemic that has been particularly dangerous to nursing home residents, S was involuntarily confined […]
September 9, 2020

Low-Income Families with Financed Cars May Now be Eligible for Public Assistance 

On Long Island safe reliable transportation may be even more important to low-income families than housing, especially as COVID has disrupted public transportation. Yet, owning a […]
September 9, 2020

Law Services Updates – Fall 2020

Staff Spotlight Re-Entry Attorney Ray DeLeo Named Nassau Young Attorney of the Year The Nassau County Legislature named Re-Entry Project staff attorney Ray DeLeo “Young Attorney […]
September 9, 2020

Domestic Violence Advocacy in the Midst of a Pandemic

In March, after COVID brought Long Island to a standstill, the family courts opened only for emergencies such as Neglect proceedings to protect children and Orders […]
September 9, 2020

Free Webinars!

LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER FOR ADVOCATES PRESENTS Navigating the Uncertain Financial Future with Clients Friday, October 16, 12:00-1:30 pm Working with clients that are financially struggling can […]
September 9, 2020

Free Benefits Counseling For People With HIV/AIDS

Nassau Suffolk Law Services now offers free benefits counseling for people with HIV/AIDS. The program is designed to help eligible New Yorkers understand how working will […]