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Free Expungement and Pardon Workshop in Coatesville - Dec. 12

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:09
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania is holding a Free Expungement and Pardon Workshop at Coatesville Center for Community Health on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.

Beware of Holiday Shopping Scams

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:50
As the holiday season arrives, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning Pennsylvanians to beware of scams and deceptive advertising while shopping at stores or online this year.

IRS, State Tax Agencies and Tax Industry Announce National Tax Security Awareness Week, Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:28
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry will host National Tax Security Awareness Week (Nov 27-Dec. 1) to encourage both individual and business taxpayers to take additional steps to protect their tax data and identities in advance of the 2018 filing season.

Free Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - November 29

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:18
Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer - FREE OF CHARGE - to discuss their legal problem.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Calls on Consumers to File for Restitution from Western Union for Wire Transfer Scams

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:24
Attorney General Shapiro announced that Pennsylvanians who were deceived into sending payments to scam artists through Western Union can now seek restitution from a fund set up to help victims across the Commonwealth and the country.

PUC Joins PA Department of Human Services to Kick Off Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Season

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:25
On Nov. 1, the PA Public Utility Commission joined with the Dept. of Human Services and the Dept. of Aging, along with human service organizations and utilities, to mark the start of the the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, for the 2017-18 winter heating season.

Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2018

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:24
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and U.S. Senator Bob Casey Call on FCC to Let Telephone Providers Block Robocalls that Scam Pennsylvania Seniors

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:29
Attorney General Josh Shapiro and U.S. Senator Bob Casey have taken joint action to protect Pennsylvania seniors and consumers from robocalls disguised to hide or mask where they come from.

Tax Extension Filers: Deadline is Monday, Oct. 16; Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 08:13
Taxpayers who filed for an extension are reminded of the upcoming Oct. 16 filing deadline and that the adjusted gross income amount from their 2015 return may be needed to electronically file their 2016 tax return.

Free Expungement Assessment Clinic in Philadelphia - Oct 14

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 14:12
The Center for Law and Society at the Community College of Philadelphia and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding a free Expungement Assessment Clinic on October 14, 2017 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the Community College of Philadelphia - Northwest, 1300 W Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141.

PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Demands Equifax Stop Charging Consumers for Credit Freeze Fees Following Massive Data Breach

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:54
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, joined 32 Attorneys General from across the country, in sending a letter to Equifax demanding the agency stop charging fees to consumers attempting to freeze their credit following the massive data breach.

Free Expungement Clinic and Housing Workshop in Philadelphia - October 18

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:40
Brewerytown-Sharswood NAC/CDC is hosting a FREE expungment clinic on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 4pm-6pm. Volunteers from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be available talk about the issues.

PUC Offers Storm Tips as Hurricane Irma Approaches; Reminds Residents to Prepare, Report Outages and Always Consider Safety

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:41
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission reminded residents across the state that preparation and awareness are essential parts of storm safety, as Hurricane Irma approaches the east coast.

Laurel Legal Services Q&A in New Florence, PA - Sept. 15

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:16
Laurel Legal Services will be holding an open house Q&A session at The Center for Active Adults in New Florence, PA on September 15, 2017.

Family Law Help Desk in Scranton - September 18

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 13:58
Lackawanna Pro Bono will be offering a FREE Family Law Help Desk on September 18, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. in Scranton, PA. Registration is required to see an attorney.

FTC Warns Hurricane Victims About Flood Insurance Robocall Scam

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 13:24
The Federal Trade Commission is warning hurricane victims about a flood insurance scam in the form of fraudulent robocalls telling them their flood premiums are past due.

FTC Advice for Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:28
The Federal Trade Commission offers information for people who want to help Hurricane Harvey victims, and for those who are dealing with and recovering from, its long-term effects.