Community Legal Clinics

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    Taxonomy Code: FV-1400

    Community based law clinics that provide legal advice and representation to individual clients and other groups in areas of law that affect low income individuals and disadvantaged communities, self advocacy support, and referrals to legal and other services. Most are small organizations that deliver legal services to particular neighborhoods or geographically defined communities, but some are specialty clinics that focus on children and youth, older adults, people with disabilities, injured workers and other specific populations. Typical areas of practice include housing, social assistance, income maintenance, pensions, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, human rights, education and various types of government programs and benefits. Many community legal clinics also engage in system advocacy with the objective of reforming existing laws, programs and practices; and community development activities. Included may be social justice organizations and law school legal clinics.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BANKRUPTCY CLINICProvides advice and represents clients who are in financial distress.SuffolkBANKRUPTCY CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER
    IMMIGRATION LAW CLINICImmigration Services to individuals fleeing gang violence in Central america, primarily youth.SuffolkIMMIGRATION LAW CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER
    MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE CLINIC AND BANKRUPTCY CLINICAssists in preparing Chapter 7 bankruptcy Petitions and representation in foreclosure proceedings. Please call for an appointmentSuffolkMORTGAGE FORECLOSURE AND BANKRUPTCY CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER
    SENIOR CITIZENS LAW PROGRAMLegal services provided at no cost to senior citizens, age 60+, who reside in Suffolk County. Preparation of Community Medicaid and Pooled Trust applications, as well as Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care proxies and Living wills. representation of clients on landlord-tenant matters. (Both sides), representation of clients on town and zoning violation matters and small claims court matters. Assistance with general questions about issues pertaining to elder law. Please call for an appointment. SuffolkSENIOR CITIZENS LAW PROGRAMTOURO LAW CENTER
    SMALL BUSINESS AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT LAW CLINICAdvise individuals and groups on appropriate forms of organization to accomplish their goals. Provide ongoing legal services in matters such as creation of corporate structure and by-laws; application for tax exempt status; compliance with federal state, and local laws; government filings; fundraising advise on board and volunteer liability; restrictions on lobbying and other actions of the organization.SuffolkSMALL BUSINESS AND NOT-FOR -PROFIT LAW CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER
    THE WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST PUBLIC ADVOCACY CENTERTouro law's Public Advocacy Center houses non-profit agencies that work within the local community. For a list of agencies, please visit WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST PUBLIC ADVOCACY CENTERTOURO LAW CENTER
    VETERAN'S AND SERVICEMEMBER'S RIGHTS CLINICProvides legal services to veteran's including;Legal advice, landlord/tenant issues, wills, VA benefits and appeals, upgrades, child support issues, criminal issues and bankruptcy. Please call for an appointment.SuffolkIMMIGRATION LAW CLINICTOURO LAW CENTER

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