Consumer & Employment Law

We advise and represent low-income clients, particularly seniors living on Social Security, in collection and garnishment issues, consumer issues and utility shutoffs. Staff draft powers of attorney for disabled and elderly clients to designate a reliable and trustworthy caregiver of their choice to help them with their medical and financial needs. Legal Aid attorneys represent grandparents raising grandchildren in guardianship proceedings to provide a stable home, school enrollment, and to obtain medical records. Legal Aid assists many unemployed workers to obtain unemployment benefits when they are terminated from employment through no fault of their own. We also advise employees regarding their rights under the Equal Employment laws.

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