Senator Andrew Lanza Sponsors Free Legal Assistance For Veterans

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Senator Andrew Lanza has secured funding to support civil legal services for veterans. The New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) Veterans Legal Assistance Project provides free legal services to Staten Island veterans who cannot afford to hire a private attorney. NYLAG is committed to helping veterans secure the compensation and benefits they earned through their dedicated service to our country. 

Veterans Benefits: compensation and pensions, disability ratings, discharge upgrades 
Consumer Protection: debt matters, bankruptcy, mortgage and foreclosure issues 
Advance Planning: last wills and testaments, medical advance directives, powers of attorney Public Benefits: Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Insurance, SNAP (Food Stamps) 
Housing: eviction prevention, landlord disputes, unsafe or hazardous housing conditions

Who do they serve? New York City veterans who cannot afford a private attorney and are seeking civil legal assistance. 
Is there a fee? No. The New York Legal Assistance Group never charges for its services. 

To schedule an appointment, please contact: Isabelle Muhlbauer, Paralegal at (212) 613-6526 or imuhlbauer@nylag.org

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