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Notice of LawNY Board Meeting


The next meeting of the LawNY Board of Directors is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st at 4:00 pm. The meeting is scheduled to be convened by remote videoconferencing. For information about how to attend the meeting, contact Brenda R...

Appellate Division Rules that Defective Code Enforcement in Rental Properties Requires Legislative Fix


Media Contact:  David Kagle, Housing Project Managing Attorney, 607-776-4126 ext. 3011, dkagle@LawNY.org, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.®   For Immediate Release April 5, 2024, New York State - On March 28, 2024, t...

New York State Clean Slate Act


The Clean Slate Act (CPL 160.57) will automatically seal an individual’s New York State criminal records. The law takes effect on November 16, 2024.  Within three (3) years, the office of court administration will seal eligible convictions...

Important Changes to New York Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan


Para ver este artículo en español por favor visite aquí. (To view this article in Spanish, visit here).   Do you or a family member currently have health insurance through New York State Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential Plan? S...

Notice of LawNY Board Meeting


The next meeting of the LawNY Board of Directors is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st at 4:00 pm. The meeting is scheduled to be convened by remote videoconferencing. For information about how to attend the meeting, contact Brenda R...

LawNY Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols


Ontario County Resident Home Saved - Case marks a huge legal win for homeowners across New York State


LawNY 50th Anniversary Celebration


  On September 27th, LawNY celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a dinner that brought together friends, alumni, staff, donors and community partners to reconnect and reminisce. We also listened to powerful testimonies from former clients ...