The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County is committed to providing high quality civil legal advice, representation and education to the disadvantaged of Palm Beach County so as to protect their personal safety, enhance their opportunities and living conditions and promote self-sufficiency. Our work helps our clients deal with many of life's most basic needs: a safe home, enough food to eat, a quality education, and protection against exploitation and discrimination. To learn more about the ...
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...projects in each of our areas visit our website. Our main areas include:
- Children's Advocacy
- Family Advocacy
- Elder Advocacy
- Health Advocacy
- Individual Rights Advocacy
- Community Outreach
423 Fern Street, Suite 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 655-8944
Toll-free: (800) 403-9353
Fax: (561) 655-5269
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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Feb. 13, 2012
By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Jan. 03, 2012By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Nov. 22, 2011By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
- Persistence Pays Off for Legal Aid Client
- What is the Medical Legal Partnership Project?
- Educational Rights of Homeless Children
- Serving a Restraining Order FAQ
- Permanent Residency
- What is Concurrent Custody and Do You Need It?
- Hardest Hit Fund: What You Need To Know
- New Changes to Unemployment Compensation Program
- Finding the Right Assisted Living Facility
- What is Collaborative Divorce and is It Right for You?
- Pay Day Loans: Beware
- Buying on Credit
- Guarding Against Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation
- Family Mediation: What Can You Expect?
- I Received a (Mortgage Foreclosure) Notice of Hearing: Now What?
- 5 Financial Resources for Individuals Approaching Retirement
- Restraining Order Q&A
- Protecting Your Family Against Housing Discrimination
- Adopting Your Grandchild
- Guarding Against Caregiver Theft and Fraud
- Tips for Dealing with Auto Repair Shops
- Home Ownership: What Are My Options?
- Kids in the Middle: Divorce, Children and Timesharing
- Anatomy of a Residential Lease Agreement: Part II
- Anatomy of a Residential Lease Agreement: Part 1
- Respite Care for the Relative Caregiver
- Guardian Advocacy: Thinking Ahead
- Foreclosures' Hidden Risk: Debt that Haunts for Two Decades
- U.S. Government Extends TPS Deadline for Haitian Nationals
- Unlawful Detainer: Getting Rid of an Unwanted Guest
- The Duties of Landlords and Tenants in a Rental Relationship
- Intimate Partner Violence and the Impact on Children
- New Time Sharing Arrangements for Military Families
- Can My HOA Really Foreclose on My Home?
- Some Homeowners, Who Can Afford the Mortgage, Still Default as a Strategy
- Grandparental Visitation Rights
- Predatory Lending—How to Know What You’re Getting Into
- Police Team Evicts Grandmother
- Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities Now Available
- Grandfamilies: An Unsupported Safety Net
- Recent Drop in Foreclosures Likely a Brief Reprieve
- Don’t Fall Victim to Crime!
- Social Security Moving to Direct Deposit
- Foreclosure Crisis: Fed-Up Judges Crack Down on Disorder in the Courts
- 55+ Communities
- The Ins and Outs of Reverse Mortgages
- New Florida Driver’s License Renewal Requirements
- 3 Ways You Can Lose Your Home: Failure to pay Mortgage, HOA or Property Taxes
- Q&A: Tenants Living in Foreclosed Properties
- Q&A: Grandparents Raising Minor Children
- What’s a Grandparent to Do? The Teenage Crisis
- Have You Been a Victim of Wage Theft?
- Foreclosure Auctions: Buyer Beware!
- Employment Protection for Veterans
- What is Unemployment Compensation?
- How to Have a Successful Foreclosure Mediation
- Federal Protections for Disabled Residents in Subsidized Housing
- Auto Repossession: Your Rights
- Planning Your Estate: Information on Simple Wills
- Are You Raising Grandchildren or Young Relatives?
- Who Owns My Mortgage-Part II
- Online Foreclosure Workshop
- Debunking Foreclosure Myths
- Choosing a Nursing Home
- The ABC's of Nursing Homes
- Demystifying Your Property Taxes
- Part II for Teens: How Should You Explain Your Past Criminal History to Potential Employers and Schools?
- What is a Domestic Violence Injunction?
- What is a Restraining Order?
- Part I for Teens: How Should You Explain Your Past Criminal History to Potential Employers and Schools?
- Delray Beach to Accept Applications for Section 8 Housing in October
- How Do I Obtain Guardianship for a Loved One?
- Teens: What Should You Disclose in Job and School Applications?
- Can Condo Associations Discriminate Against Families with Children?
- Teens: Are You Eligible to Have Your Records Expunged or Sealed?
- Is Someone You Know a Victim of Domestic Violence?
- Teens: Do You Know the Difference Between Expunction and Sealing of Records?
- Probating an Estate After the Death of a Loved One
- Important New Laws Regarding Condo Associations and Evictions
- Legal Residency Rights for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Abuse
- Teens: Do You Know What Happens When You Violate Your Probation?
- Teens: What Should You Know About Your Delinquency Record?
- Are Advanced Directives Right for Me?
- Get Your Children Immunized for School on the Van
- Lenders Now Required to Participate in Foreclosure Mediation Program
- Am I Eligible for Food Stamps: Part II
- Am I Eligible for Food Stamps: Part I
- Who Owns My Mortgage?
- Ideas for Social Media Policies for Nonprofits
- Social Media for Nonprofits: Legal Pitfalls and Potential Benefits
- What is a Power of Attorney and Do I Need One?
- Reverse Mortgages: Part II
- Reverse Mortgages: Part I
- Help for Renters in Foreclosed Properties: Part I
- Help for Renters in Foreclosed Properties: Part II
- Learn Your Rights as a Renter
- Mortgage Foreclosure: Community Resources
- Free Legal Help for Victims of Domestic Violence
- Mortgage Foreclosure: Frequently Asked Questions
- School Registration for Minor Relatives
- "No Pets" Rule Does Not Apply to Tenants in Need of Support Animals
- The Foreclosure Process in a Nutshell: Part I
- The Foreclosure Process in a Nutshell: Part II
- Safety Tips for Victims of Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence: Laws and Legal Terms
- Fair Housing Laws Protect the Disabled
- Second COBRA Subsidy Extension Signed by Obama
- Keeping Futures Bright: Avoiding the Exclusion of Students from School
- TPS Application Assistance for Haitian Nationals at the Legal Aid Society
- Foreclosure Rescue Companies: Taking Advantage of Hope
- Legal Aid Society to Help Service Members and Veterans
Dec. 13, 2011
By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Dec. 06, 2011By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Nov. 10, 2011By Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
- Legal Aid Society Finds Teen Mom a Stable Home
- Elderly Client Saved From Mortgage Foreclosure
- Homeowner Association Foreclosures
- Foreclosure Defense Unit Helps Clients End Their Foreclosure
- Legal Aid Society Helps Client with Reverse Mortgage
- Foreclosure Defense Unit Helps Client Finalize Her Loan Modification
- Mortgage Modification Negotiated for Senior in Danger of Losing His Home
- Legal Aid's Foreclosure Defense Unit Helps Clients Get Foreclosure Dismissed
- Woman on '60 Minutes' Has Foreclosure Dismissed
- Fair Housing Project Protects the Rights of an 88-Year old Woman
- Elder Law Project Helps Client Collect Money Frozen from Garnishment
- Sexual Harassment and Your Fair Housing Rights
- Challenging Selective Code Enforcement Policies in Lake Worth
- Representative Ron Klein Recognizes the Legal Aid Society on the Floor of the House
- (At least) Three Ways for Pregnant Teens to Stay in School
- Three Things to Know if you are Under 18, Expecting a Baby, and in the Foster Care System
- 3 Important Contact Numbers for Teen Moms
- 3 Things You Should Know if You are Under 18 and Expecting a Baby
- Three Ways You Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Foster Child
- Three Ways to Get Assistance if You are a Pregnant Teen or Teen Mom
- 3 Ways to Lower Your Mortgage Payment without a Loan Modification
- 3 Ways to Succeed in the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program:
- 3 Ways to Prevent Identify Theft
- 3 Ways to Avoid Scams
- 3 Ways to Feed Your Family in Tough Economic Times
- 3 Ways to Protect Yourself against Home Repair Fraud
- 3 Ways to Provide for Your Family’s Future
- April is Fair Housing Month: Part I