Seniors Legal Services Project
LawNY, Inc. is an Office for the Aging Contractor
LawNY provides civil legal services through Office for the Aging contracts in Chautauqua, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates Counties.
Availability of services may depend on funding from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, the New York State Office for the Aging, and your local County Office for the Aging.
Information on Office for the Aging services is available at https://aging.ny.gov/NYSOFA/LocalOffices.cfm
Locating Life Insurance Policy Information
If you suspect your loved one had a policy, but cannot locate it, the American Council of Life Insurers' Consumer may be of help in finding it.
See https://www.acli.com/Consumer-Info/Missing-Policy-Tips, or contact
ACLI's Helpline at 1-202-624-2000, or write to:
American Council of Life Insurers'
101 Constitution Ave Ste
700 Washington, D.C. 20001.
Concealing a Will is a Crime
A person is guilty of unlawfully concealing a will when, with intent to defraud, s/he conceals, secretes, suppresses, mutilates or destroys a will, codicil or other testamentary instrument.
Unlawfully concealing a will is a class E felony.
N.Y. Penal Law § 190.30
New York State Age 62 and Over Lease Termination Law
New York law allows lease termination for people age 62 and over,
under certain conditions.
See attached PDF: