YORK – Nassau County residents who need legal help in Spanish
and they can’t pay for it now they have new resources.
This was announced by county executive Laura Curran at her press conference on Friday.
Nassau County partnered with the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association to ensure that residents who need information and legal support in Spanish can obtain it in addition to offering help with bilingual volunteer attorneys. This in collaboration with the Nassau County Hispanic Affairs office.
NEWS: Nassau County is teaming up with the LI Hispanic Bar Association to connect residents in need of Spanish-language legal info + resources with bilingual attorney volunteers.
Call our @NassauCountyOHA team at 516-572-0750 or email NCHispanicAffairs@nassaucountyny.gov
– Laura Curran (@NassauExecutive) May 23, 2020
“We saw an increase in the number of requests to obtain legal information in the Hispanic community in our county; therefore, the Nassau County Hispanic Affairs office has sought ways to answer questions on different legal issues, ”executive Laura Curran said during the conference.
Some of the issues that the Hispanic community can receive help are: problems between landlords and tenants, immigration and benefits.
The team from the county Hispanic Affairs office will fill out information on what each person needs and will assign a bilingual attorney who can help them in the case or answer their questions.
People interested in this free legal aid can call the Nassau County Hispanic Affairs office team at 516-572-0750 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. m. at 4:45 p. m. or send an email to NCHispanicAffairs@nassaucountyny.gov.
To know your rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can see the list in Spanish on this page.