HARLEM — A local legal center is offering free advice to Harlem residents for three weeks in June.
The Mobile Legal Help Center, run by the New York Legal Assistance Group, will be offering help with personal matters such as evictions, foreclosure, public benefits, identity theft and immigration.
NYLAG is partnering with Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine to bring the pro bono legal services to Harlem. Levine said it will be an opportunity to give underserved residents the help they need with their often complicated legal matters.
“This is a community where people are facing life-altering judgments — be it evictions, deportation or child custody battles — and in most cases without the benefit of an attorney when the other side has one,” said Levine.
“We want to level the playing field.”
The legal van will be in Harlem for three weeks: June 3, June 10 and June 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The van will be at Levine's district office, located at 500 W. 141st Street.