Child support issues can have a tremendous effect low income parents and families, both custodial and non-custodial. With the stakes so high, it’s important that all parties - and advocates – know their rights and are able to get assistance when they need it. Empire Justice Center works to provide information and policy analysis for parents and advocates.
Policy Matters – February 2021
February 25, 2021
In this edition of our newsletter we cover our disappointment in the lack of indictments in the Daniel Prude case, a victory for part-time workers, updates on all of our state budget campaigns, a victory for language access in Monroe County, and a chance to have some fun while supporting a good cause – us!
In this edition of Policy Matters we’ll be sharing our latest legislative and budget updates, advocacy to remove barriers for New Yorkers in need of cash and food assistance, ways to better meet civil legal needs, protections for immigrants’ health, and statements on Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ rights.
Assisting Non-Custodial Parents to Modify Child Support and Arrears Payments
July 01, 2014
Legal services providers and community agencies throughout New York State are seeing an alarming increase in the number of very low income parents burdened with onerous child support obligations and arrears debt that adversely affect their ability to avoid homelessness, remain employed, cope with illness and disability, and maintain a relationship with their children.
Welcome to the September edition of our newsletter, Policy Matters. In this edition we cover our annual testimony on the importance of civil legal services, a final push for new tenant protections, our work to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act, advocacy for limited English proficiency SNAP recipients, recommendations for uniform standards of eligibility in family courts, a collection of recent legal education efforts, recognition of excellence in advocacy for several staff members, and last but not least – an invitation to our next Celebration of Leadership event in Albany!
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