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Legal services for the elderly

Legal services for the elderly

where the nation stands : a role for the private bar


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Published by Division of Public Service Activities, American Bar Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Legal assistance to older people -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 51-56.

    StatementAmerican Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly and Young Lawyers Division Committee on Delivery of Legal Services to the Elderly.
    ContributionsABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly., American Bar Association. Committee on Delivery of Legal Services to the Elderly.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 56 p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16581664M

    The resources listed in this reference guide are designed to assist adults over the age of 55 with disabilities, as well as their caregivers, in handling new physical, psychological, and financial challenges. Many older adults have to adapt to a disability such as sight loss from macular degeneration, glaucoma, or cataracts.

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Legal services also protect older persons against direct challenges. Power of Attorney, funerals, Conservatorship & Guardianship.

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Information about Medicare. Sources of Income & Assistance. State and federal income assistance programs. Managing Your Debt. We provide free, high quality legal services to Maine’s socially and economically needy elderly age 60 and over.

This site contains information about Legal Services for the Elderly, our staff and the ways we may be able to help you. It also contains client education materials which we hope you will find helpful. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) is a free, statewide helpline for New Mexico residents age 55 and older. The Program does not have any income restrictions. LREP is a joint project of the New Mexico State Bar Foundation and the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department.

Legal services for the elderly. Washington: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of Human Development Services, Administration on Aging, (OCoLC) AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly. For over thirty years, AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE), a member of DCOA/ADRC Senior Service Network has been “making a difference in the District” as the leading provider of free legal services for DC residents age 60 and older.

LCE champions the dignity and rights of the District’s elderly. Scores of underserved seniors would be denied access to free legal services without the help of our dedicated pro bono attorneys.

We count on our volunteer attorneys in the community to help us reach those in need. Our History. Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) first created this practice in under a grant from the Legal Services Corporation. Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of Washington, D.C.'s elderly by providing free legal services to those in need – empowering, defending and protecting low-income seniors.

Help us continue to help them. You can support LCE by donating online. Title III of the Older Americans Act makes funds available specifically for legal assistance to the elderly, 60 years of age and older. The Title III Legal Services provider for a particular area can be identified through the local Elder Helpline, which seniors can reach by calling ELDER.

Given the limited resources available, legal. Legal services for the elderly where the nation stands--a role for the private bar 4th ed. Published by The Commission in [Washington, D.C.]. Written in EnglishPages: Legal Aid for Salt Lake County Seniors. Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services contracts with Utah Legal Services’ Senior Citizen Law Center for legal assistance to seniors 60 years of age or older who live in Salt Lake County.

Assistance is provided in the areas of health, housing, public benefits and entitlements, family, and consumer. MassLegalServices offers resources and information about legal issues facing lower income Massachusetts residents to legal services advocates and social services professionals.

If you are not a lawyer or legal advocate, you will probably find MassLegalHelp more useful. To see if free legal representation for your civil legal problem is. Senior Legal Services: Coordinated by the Administration on Aging, this service may offer free or low-cost legal advice, legal assistance or access to legal representation to people over the age of Your Area Agency on Aging can tell you what’s available in your community.

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WVSLA is a non-profit organization that provides free civil legal services to needy West Virginians age 60 and older. Needy senior West Virginians can access our services at 1 () We are funded by the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services, the federal Administration on Aging, the Northwestern Area Agency on Aging, and other grants.

Accessing our services: a statewide senior legal hotline. Many seniors in West Virginia have transportation problems, but nearly every senior West Virginian has access to a telephone. We have chosen to make our services available by telephone rather than requiring our clients to come to a physical office.

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For all its detail, The Elder Law Handbook is clearly and engagingly written and Cited by: 3. The legal services component of the Onondaga County Office for Aging’s Community Services for the Elderly (CSE) Program is a partnership with The Legal Society of Mid-New York, Inc.

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The Aging Services Division (ASD) helps develop systems that support independence and help protect the quality of life for older persons as well as promotes citizen involvement in planning and delivering services. Adult Day Services. AD v antage Services. Legal Assistance. Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

Oklahoma Senior Corps Program. The Legal Issues for Older Adults handbook is designed to help identify some of the common legal questions people may have as they age. This handbook is not legal it will alert you to issues you should think about, and it will give you basic ideas and definitions you can use to decide if you need legal advice.

Legal Services for the Elderly in Queens provides civil legal services to needy elderly residents of Queens. Volunteer lawyers are needed in the areas of real estate, matrimonial, bankruptcy and civil litigation.

Volunteer attorneys should have civil legal experience. Services include, at a minimum, representation, advice/counsel, and legal education.

The Older Americans Act has established the following priorities for Title III-B legal services: income, health care, long-term care, nutrition, housing and utilities, defense of guardianship, abuse and neglect, and age discrimination.

Elderly Program New Mexico’s FREE Legal Helpline for Seniors • A joint project of the New Mexico Aging & Long-Term Services Department and the State Bar of New Mexico June New Mexico Senior Legal Handbook. Published by: there may be exceptions to the material presented in this book that.

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Adult Care Food Program. Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) is a non-profit organization that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people in New York community-based organization serves more thanclients annually. It is the nation's largest organization exclusively devoted to providing free civil services to the poor, with programs located in low-income neighborhoods throughout Location: New York City.

This set offers a comprehensive survey of the major legal issues facing elderly clients. It provides in-depth analysis and guidance in the emerging field of elder law and the special planning needs of older clients: financial planning; estate planning; major entitlement programs such as Social Security income, pension and retirement benefits, Medicare and Medicaid; health care.

Besides asking your friends and family for the name of a good lawyer or checking the phone book, you can find legal aid online. Find Free and Low-Cost Legal Services. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) - Find legal aid for low-income individuals and families.

Pro Bono and Free Legal Help - Locate free or low-income legal help. New Jersey has six Legal Services programs: 5 regional programs, which provide direct services to clients in all 21 counties through 23 local offices, and Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), the statewide coordinating office.

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Self-Help Forms Introduction. The Arkansas Legal Services Organization provides these forms as a service to low-income Arkansans and to assist overburdened Arkansas courts. These interactive forms are available for free to low-income Arkansans representing themselves in a civil court matter.

Select the form you would like from the list below. ELDERLY CLIENT UPDATE. Data and confidentiality: The SRA and GDPR; Wills and current guidance on Larke v Nugus requests; Capacity case law update; News from the Court of Protection and the OPG; Sheree Green, Director of Greenchurch Legal Services Limited.

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Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee. Legal Services of North Dakota (LSND) provides free legal assistance in civil cases to low-income or elderly people.

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