Legal Representation

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    Taxonomy Code: FP-4500

    Programs that are staffed by lawyers who appear on behalf of their clients in criminal, civil and/or administrative actions and proceedings in addition to offering legal advice and guidance.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT HOME PROJECT-NASSAUProvides residents of adult homes with legal and non legal advocacy services as well as training in issues which include the rights of adult home residents, rights of persons receiving services from mental health agencies and self-advocacy.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    ADULT HOME PROJECT-SUFFOLKProvides residents of adult homes with legal and non legal advocacy services as well as training in issues which included the rights of adult home residents, rights of person receiving services from mental health agencies and self -advocacy.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    APPEALS BUREAUHandles appeals on criminal and traffic convictions from the District Court, County and Supreme Courts, and the Court of Appeals. Appealable issues are remitted back to the trial level for a lower court review.SuffolkAPPEALS BUREAULEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    CENTRAL ISLIP CRIMINAL COURTHandles criminal and traffic misdemeanor cases pending in the First District Court, Central Islip, NY.SuffolkCENTRAL ISLIP CRIMINAL COURTLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    CHILD ADVOCACY CLINICProvides legal representation, with mental health consultation, to selected children involved in abuse or neglect cases, and special immigrant juvenile matters. Offers law and mental health students on-site training in interdisciplinary setting.NassauCHILD ADVOCACY CLINICCENTER FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND THE LAW
    CHILD ADVOCACY CLINICRepresents children in Suffolk County family Court on neglect, abuse, termination of parental rights, custody and visitation, and special immigrant juvenile status cases.SuffolkCHILD ADVOCACY CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER
    COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CLINICProvide transactional (non-litigation) assistance to nonprofits and small businesses in low-income communities in and around Nassau County, with a preference for clients that contribute to social and economic justice. Clients include newly-forming businesses and nonprofits requiring start-up assistance and established entities that need help in connection with more complex issues. The Clinic’s start-up work includes: counseling concerning choice-of-entity decisions, incorporation, drafting corporate bylaws, operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and founders’ agreements applications for tax exemption and drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts. Our work for more established clients commonly involves: corporate finance and securities law, commercial leases and real estate transactions, and employment law matters. In addition, we work with some of our nonprofit clients as project counsel in support of their community-driven activities on the legal topics of greatest concern to low-income communities on Long Island: housing, jobs, environmental issues, and more. Call for more detailed information.NassauMAURICE A. DEANE SCHOOL OF LAWHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
    EMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER-LONG ISLANDProvides systems change advocacy, training and support to other advocates and organizations, and high quality direct civil legal representation to protect and strengthen the legal rights of people in New York State who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised.SuffolkEMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER-LONG ISLANDEMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER-LONG ISLAND
    FAMILY COURT DIVISIONHandles PINS petitions, support cases, respondent representation on paternity suits, orders of protection, visitation, voluntary surrender of children.SuffolkFAMILY COURT DIVISIONLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    LAW GUARDIANProvides legal services for children up to the age of 16 in cases of neglect, child abuse, juvenile defender, visitation, foster care review.SuffolkLAW GUARDIANLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NASSAU COUNTYProvides free legal services to the poor charged with a crime and in certain mandated family court matters. Maintains speakers bureau on criminal law.NassauLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NASSAU COUNTYLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NASSAU COUNTY
    LEGAL SERVICESProvides legal representation for victims of domestic abuse, dating abuse, sexual abuse and stalking.SuffolkLEGAL SERVICESTHE RETREAT, INC.
    MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERProvides assistance with civil legal issues including legal counseling, advice, direct representation, community education and in the instance of an emergency, access to court judges via videoconference. Legal issues can include housing, public benefits, healthcare, consumer protection, immigration, family law, employment, advance planning and Superstorm Sandy. Appointments recommended.MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERNEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP
    NASSAU PRETRIAL SERVICESProvides intervention in the criminal justice system: assists in getting eligible persons released from jail or on their own recognizance accompanies clients and family to court appearances counseling referral to drug/alcohol programs,housing, job assistance, educational opportunities.NassauNASSAU PRETRIAL SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
    NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTERServes individuals, both in and out of court, who live or work in Nassau County and whose constitutional rights have been violated by government officials, at any level.Takes all valid First Amendment cases involving freedom of speech, religion, press or protest. In the areas of due process, privacy and equal protection, only takes cases to overturn unfair laws, rules or policies. As the local presence of the American Civil Liberties Union, publishes the NYCLU Nassau Newsletter, booklets on job rights, students rights and civil liberties in general, offers other educational material, and maintains a Speakers Bureau that gives presentations to students and community groups.NassauNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTERNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTER
    PRO BONO PROJECT-SUFFOLKRecruits private attorneys to represent low income persons without charge (pro bono). Handle a wide array of cases with a focus on bankruptcies to matrimonial matters and wills. Advice only for child support matters and 17A guardianships, and assistance with SSI/SSD initial application.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    RIVERHEAD CRIMINAL DIVISIONHandles felony criminal matters pending in County and Supreme Courts of Suffolk County.SuffolkRIVERHEAD CRIMINAL DIVISIONLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    SENIOR CITIZENS DIVISIONProvides legal services for residents over age 60. Contracted through Suffolk County Office for the Aging.SuffolkSENIOR CITIZENS DIVISIONLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY

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