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"LEGAL SERVICES FOR SENIORS IN LOS ANGELES BET TZEDEK" PROGRAM

WHAT Provides free legal services, clinics and workshops to low-income seniors.
WHYTo empower seniors by giving them the tools they need to address basic legal issues on their own. To prevent potential senior abuse.
WHEREBet Tzedek – The House of Justice.
Los Angeles, CA, USA.


Program Description

Seniors receive free legal services and representation from Bet Tzedek – The House of Justice on a broad range of issues, including:

• Senior Housing
• Consumer Fraud
• Social Security and other Benefits
• Caregiver Issues
• Nursing Home Issues
• Wills
• Bankruptcy

Legal clinics held by Bet Tzedek – The House of Justice provide an overview of legal issues and help guide seniors with legal documents. Legal clinics empower seniors by giving them the tools they need to address basic legal issues on their own.

Legal Clinic topics include:

-Debtor Rights, creditors, bankruptcy
-Wills and Estate Planning
-SSI Overpayments
-Power of Attorney for Healthcare

Educational Workshops are also held on the following topics:

• Conservatorship
• Home Equity Fraud
• Planning for Long Term Care and Incapacity
• IHSS Consumer Training
• Surrogate Decision Making
• Home Equity Fraud and Predatory Lending
• Elder Law
• Elder Abuse
• Benefits for Caregivers
• Holocaust Restitution Assistance
• Elders at Risk - Making a Difference
• Nursing Home Residents' Rights
• Protecting Yourself Against Senior Fraud & Abuse
• Legal & Financial Planning
source: bettzedek.org


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