Legal Resources

The experts at Neighborhood Legal Services have collected a variety of resources about various legal topics. Knowing what your legal rights and responsibilities are is the first step to getting the help you need. Explore the resources below, and contact us if you have any questions.

Legal Information

For questions about a certain area of law, click the icon of the topic that you wish to explore. You will find brochures providing information on frequently asked questions for that area of the law. Links to additional resources are also provided. Hard copies of brochures can be obtained at the NLS Central Office in downtown Pittsburgh. For individual advice on a specific problem, please contact the NLS office located in your county.

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    Knowing what your rights are can relieve some of the pressure of being in debt and prevent you from compounding the problem.

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    Legal issues surrounding family matters can be emotionally difficult and hard to address. NLS offers information on a variety of family law issues.

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    Legal issues arise for those living with disabilities in many areas. NLS offers information on a variety of disability law issues.

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    Human Services/Area Agency on Aging to provide legal services to Allegheny County residents who are 60 years of age or older.

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    Disputes between employees and their employers often leads to complex questions about employment rights.

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    A landlord-tenant relationship can create problems and questions about the rights and responsibilities of both parties. NLS pamphlets provide information to answer some of your questions.

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    NLS is aware that many people need help in order to acquire the public benefits that they deserve.

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    NLS proudly supports area veterans and their families by providing legal services to veterans in each of our counties and in all the areas in which we practice e.g. evictions, mortgage issues, license issues, family law issues, consumer issues, expungements, public benefits etc. We have an attorney dedicated to the representation of veterans and their families. We also collaborate with several partners to provide services for veterans.

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