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Supreme Court will allow former St. Clare’s employees to be part of dissolution proceedings

A Schenectady Supreme Court ruling will allow former St. Clare’s workers to speak in regards to a request that would dissolve the St. Clare’s pension fund, according to the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) who represent two … Read More …

More are objecting to St. Clare’s planned dissolution after pension collapse

Two more former employees have been allowed to join the lawsuit opposing the dissolution of the corporation that controlled the collapsed St. Clare’s hospital pension.   “We have two clients objecting. They are part of it now,” Victoria Esposito, advocacy … Read More …

Albany-based Legal Aid Society expands online reach amid COVID-19 pandemic

Legal advocates are expanding their reach in three rural upstate counties in the greater Capital Region to assist clients facing increased civil legal hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York launched an … Read More …

Fed. & State Eviction Confusion, Court Backlogs, and Illegal Evictions with LASNNY

Confusion over different Federal and State Eviction Moratoriums, court backlogs, and illegal evictions are discussed with Tara Glynn and David Crossman, Attorneys with North Eastern Legal Aid.   Reported by Michele Maserjian for the Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.   Read More …

Cuomo no-eviction order leaves landlords waiting for relief

New York Gov Andrew Cuomo last week announced no evictions until August 20th to help unemployed renters keep a roof over their head. But where does that leave landlords?   Peter Regnier says he gets the need to help out … Read More …

Mass evictions in New York may loom without rent, mortgage relief

Many of those unable to pay monthly rent or mortgage payments are at the mercy of the state and federal governments as the potential for mass evictions looms when the pandemic subsides. A moratorium preventing landlords from filing eviction notices … Read More …

Calls for domestic violence survivor services decline as 911 calls increase

In late April, the Plattsburgh Police said that because people in the Lake City are essentially forced to stay home, domestic violence calls are up by 50% from the same time last year. According to the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New … Read More …

AG: Court rules in favor of St. Clare’s pensioners in hospital board dissolution case

The New York Attorney General’s Office said the court has ruled on a motion to block the dissolution of the pension fund from St. Clare’s Hospital.   As a result of the ruling, New York Attorney General Letitia James will … Read More …

Lillian M. Moy at Albany County COVID-19 Briefing

Lillian M. Moy, LASNNY Executive Director participates in Albany County COVID-19 Briefing on April 30, 2020     Read More …

Legal Aid and State Bar offer help in the time of coronavirus

As New Yorkers wrestle with hardships caused by the coronavirus shutdown, the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York continues to offer services that meet “the very core of a person’s needs,” its director said. At the same time, the … Read More …