SeniorLAW Center

Online Volunteer Application

We are greatly appreciative of your interest and are delighted that you may be working with us to serve the elders of Philadelphia in need!

Please complete the form below. We will contact you once we have had a chance to review your application.

Full Representation

Yes, I am interested in providing full legal representation to a low-income senior to handle their legal matter (both litigation and transactional matters) in the following areas: (please check all appropriate boxes)

 Help seniors facing domestic violence and abuse Help seniors facing a threat or potential threat to their home ownership Help grandparents raise grandchildren in custody actions Advocate for seniors who have been victims of financial exploitation or consumer fraud Enable seniors to stay in their homes by helping to fight eviction in landlord/tenant actions Help seniors get title to their homes through probate of a small estate Help seniors plan for their futures by writing advance planning documents: simple wills, living wills, and/or powers of attorney
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Limited Representation through Pennsylvania
SeniorLAW HelpLine

Yes, I am interested in providing limited representation to Pennsylvania seniors, to provide legal advice, counsel, information and/or referral services through the Pennsylvania SeniorLAW HelpLine. Please indicate the areas of law in which you have experience and expertise to counsel and advise Pennsylvania SeniorLAW HelpLine callers. Please check as many as appropriate.

Torts

 Auto Accidents Malpractice Other Torts

Consumer

 Bankruptcy/Credit Problems Loans/Debt Collection Contracts/Contractor Problems Unfair Trade Practices Warranties

Family

 Divorce/Separation Custody/Visitation/Support Domestic Violence Name Change Adoption Qualified Domestic Relations Order

Tax

 Federal State Local Transfer Inheritance

Health

 Medicare and Medigap Private Health Insurance Nursing Home Issues Assisted Living Issues Living Wills andHealth Care Powers of Attorney Medicaid Benefits

Housing

 Landlord/Tenant Subsidized Housing Utilities Mortgage Foreclosures Reverse Mortgages Real Estate Zoning Title Issues and Deed TraCode Enforcement Time Shares Mobile Homes Real Estate Tax Sales

Estates

 Probate Guardianship Estate Planning Joint Ownership Wills Trusts POAs - General/Financial Medicaid Estate Recovery Medicaid Estate Planning

Other

 Life and Auto Insurance Age Discrimination Neighbor Disputes Immigration Issues Drivers Licenses Employment Law Criminal Law VA Benefits Automobile Sales and Leases

HelpLine volunteers are provided with training and materials before taking calls to advise and counsel senior clients.

For All Volunteers

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I agree that all services provided to SeniorLAW Center clients
will be on a pro bono basis.

Contact Wendy Bookler, Legal Director, at (215) 701-3205 or wbookler@seniorlawcenter.org with any questions.

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