FEMA Offers Free Disaster Legal Services in NY
Through an agreement with the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division (ABA/YLD), FEMA is providing free legal help for those who suffered damages or losses from the April nor'easter.
Residents of Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Richmond (Staten Island), Ulster and Westchester counties may be eligible for the services, which include legal advice, counseling or certain types of representation. Types of assistance available might include: landlord/tenant issues, help with contractors and home repair contracts, insurance claims, guardianships, and powers of attorney.
For more information call the toll-free hotline:
1.866.488.0268 (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
( Read the May 17 FEMA Press Release
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