Welcome Michelle Goetz, the new Project Coordinator! 

Welcome Michelle Goetz!  Michelle Goetz is the new Project Coordinator at Elder Law of Michigan. She will assist with the coordination of technical assistance to our legal hotlines across the United States. She has a Juris Doctorate from the Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School and a Masters of Sciences in Legal Administration from the University Read More…

It is Time to Plan for Next Year And We Can Help 

We have added a new feature to the legalhotlines.org website to help you remember all of the important events that are happening.  Check out the events calendar.  Here are a few of the events we have added for you….  Mark your Calendars for Next Year’s Conferences  2018 Equal Justice Conference May 10 -12, 2018 San Diego, CA  Hotline Read More…

Senior Legal Hotlines Honor Val Soroka for Her Contributions to the Field of Law and Aging 

By Keith Morris, President, Elder Law of Michigan, Center for Legal Rights Advocacy At the 2017 National Aging and the Law Conference, the National Association of Senior Legal Hotlines honored Ms. Val Soroka with the 2017 Shoshie Award for her support and advocacy for senior legal hotlines as an integral part of the senior legal services delivery systems.  Read More…

Expanding Access for Clients: Interstate Referrals to our Senior Legal Helplines

By Mary Haberland, Managing Attorney, Florida Senior Legal Helpline Last month I asked our helplines group to tell me how each of you respond to applications from out-of-state seniors.  As I noted in my request, seniors – particularly younger seniors – travel and relocate freely between our hotline states, taking their legal problems with them.  Read More…

CERA Releases 2016 Senior Legal Helplines Annual Report

The Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA) is proud to release the 2016 Senior Legal Helplines Annual Report. This year’s report marks the 9th year that CERA has authored the Senior Legal Helplines Annual Report. Twenty-one of the twenty-six senior legal helplines operating in 2016 (81%) reported data for the reporting period running January 1, Read More…