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Deadline to apply for FEMA support: extended to January 10, 2022. Need help with your FEMA application, FEMA denial, or other legal issues related to Hurricane Ida? Call 877-429-5994 Monday to Friday. 9am-1pm or leave a message. Consult lasp.org/hurricane-ida for other legal issues that LASP may be able to help you with. Several legal aid attorneys across the state, including Christina Drzal of LASP, Regional Housing Supervising Attorney, discuss the implementation of the CDC moratorium in Pennsylvania. Eligibility is determined by your monthly income, current net worth, family size, the type of legal problem you have, where you live, and certain other factors. In most cases, applicants must comply with financial and asset policies to be eligible for services. Bucks County officials are urging other counties to take advantage of a court ruling they recently won and suspend the eviction process for the thousands of Pennsylvanians who face eviction from their homes. Philadelphia Legal Assistance has launched Make Your Case, a series of self-help videos. With a grant from the Legal Services Corporation, APL lawyers developed three self-help videos for self-represented individuals in detention, support and protection from abuse cases in family courts. Available in English, Spanish, French, Vietnamese and Indonesian, the video series is a valuable legal resource for people with limited English proficiency. Videos from the Make Your Case series are also available on PaLawHelp.org under the themes of child custody and guardianship, child support and paternity, and domestic violence and protection from abuse under the main heading Children and Families.
For the client: Clients who need free legal advice can find help in several ways: If you live in Pennsylvania and need help with a legal matter, but can`t afford a lawyer, the following groups can help: Scroll down for more LASP resources on legal issues related to COVID-19. OPENING HOURS OF THE HELPLINE Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm (valid from 15 March 2021). A new phone system allows paralegals and LASP helpline lawyers to answer more calls simultaneously while remaining socially distant to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. The schedule is a return to long-term telephone support hours and is designed to reduce wait times for callers. Free legal advice: virtual, personal and hybrid: lasp.org/events. The LASP helpline is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Our new phone system allows more calls to be answered at the same time, while paralegals and lawyers can comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines. Call the helpline at 877-429-5994 or start a 24/7 online request at lasp.org/apply. How to apply for legal services during COVID-19. Look. Select a problem below to begin your search for helpful resources about your legal rights, the law, and the courts, and ask for legal help and forms that can help you resolve your issue.
In lasp.org/events you will find free legal information sessions. In collaboration with other local and regional nonprofits and state legislators, LASP attorneys discuss current legal issues, usually in about an hour: Sometimes the bureaucracy doesn`t want to listen, especially when it makes a mistake. A grandmother with limited income was informed that she had received an overpayment of $1,100 in her Social Security benefits and was ordered to pay it back. At that time, the woman was struggling to pay for a new roof and stove for the old house where she cared for her granddaughter. One of our legal aid membership programs, North Penn Legal Services, has appealed on his behalf. In the end, it was decided that the overpayment was Social Security`s fault, and the claim for reimbursement was withdrawn. Without legal assistance, the woman would have been unjustly punished. (Note: Spotlight PA is an independent, impartial editorial board and a partnership between the Philadelphia Inquirer, PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media.) by Charlotte Keith | Spotlight PA & Philadelphia Inquirer | August 11, 2021 | bit.ly/3sdbHWN “The High Court gives Pa.
County agrees to delay eviction cases while tenants wait for rent relief » Chester County Mobile Home Tax Reassessment Project « Pa Supreme Court Green Light Bucks County Eviction Residency Program » Habitability (must be repaired to live safely) New in November 2021: Check out the New Veterans page on our website for information on how LASP can helping veterans. It also provides links to other local, state, and federal resources that are useful to veterans. lasp.org/veterans Chief Justice Max Baer and PBA President Wilkinson call on lawyers to support pro bono service Pennsylvania Chief Justice Max Baer has partnered with PBA President Kathleen Wilkinson to encourage all lawyers to commit to providing pro bono service through direct representation and financial assistance. Read the letter to nearly 75,000 registered lawyers in Pennsylvania. Gary Puleo`s Story by Lansdale Reporter: bit.ly/2ZBgzZ1 | Sunday, July 19, 2020. Welcome to the Pennsylvania Bar Association`s Pro Bono Program “Service is the rent we pay for life. It`s not something you can do in your spare time; This is the true meaning of life. -Marion Wright Edelman, Founder of the Children`s Defense Fund Mobile homes are overwhelmed and Chester County program brings relief County pro bono map Extraordinary pro bono service: lawyers make the IOLTA (interest on lawyer`s trust accounts) Pa. Disciplinary Committee Information for Lawyers Who Want to Provide Pro Bono Services PBA Linked Committees Pro Bono Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) Pro bono price per month Bono Volunteer or donate “What tenants in Pa.