Feature: RAP Sheet Guide

This two page guide explains key steps and links you to resources that can help. Click the image to open and download the guide. See RAP sheet information on our Rights page for updates.

Feature: RAP Sheet Guide2024-03-29T20:01:47+00:00

Feature: Clean Slate Act

The Clean Slate Act , signed into NYS law November 2023, will automatically seal conviction records - 3 years from sentencing of misdemeanors, 7 years from sentencing of felonies - excluding time spent incarcerated). Find out more: cleanslateny.org

Feature: Clean Slate Act2024-03-29T20:02:19+00:00

Community Service Society (CSS) Next Door Project

cssny.org/programs/entry/the-next-door-project 633 3rd Avenue, 10th FL, Rooms 1 & A2, New York, NY 212-614-5441 The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) Next Door Project engages legal professionals and volunteers to assist individuals in obtaining and understanding how to correct RAP sheets. From our RAP Sheet entry: For in-person education and assistance, the Community Service Society‘s Next Door Project provides monthly workshops to explain RAP sheets and help you to obtain, review and correct them.  They also do on-site fingerprinting.  Workshops take place at their [Read More]

Community Service Society (CSS) Next Door Project2023-03-23T20:04:13+00:00

Legal Hand

914-425-5483 westchesterhelp@legalhand.org legalhand.org/westchester Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11am-5pm; Wednesday 11am-7pm; Friday 11am-3pm, Saturday, 9am-12pm Provides free legal information, assistance, and referrals to residents of New York from non-lawyer volunteers trained and assisted by a legal services attorney. Services include public benefits, employment, housing, family, immigration, health, divorce, and domestic violence. Legal Hand does not provide legal advice, but can help you in your own legal research and action.  For example, when apply for benefits or submitting court documents (for example, when [Read More]

Legal Hand2023-08-29T17:54:39+00:00

Legal Action Center (LAC)

212-243-1313 225 Varick St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10014 lac.org LAC provides education and advocacy on behalf of those with arrest and conviction records, substance use disorders, and HIV or AIDS.  Their educational resources are helpful and often avalable in both English and Spanish. They will provide legal assistance; see this page for specifics on what they can do. Note that the initial intake can only be done by phone; they will not respond to requests by email or [Read More]

Legal Action Center (LAC)2023-04-05T18:16:55+00:00
Go to Top