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 abuseHelp seniors facing a threat or potential threat to their home ownershipHelp grandparents raise grandchildren in custody actionsAdvocate for seniors who have been victims of financial exploitation or consumer fraudEnable seniors to stay in their homes by helping to fight eviction in landlord/tenant actionsHelp seniors get title to their homes through probate of a small estateHelp seniors plan for their futures by writing advance planning documents: simple wills, living wills, and/or powers of attorney
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NortheastS. Phila.W. Phila.OlneyGermantownN. Phila.Center CityOther

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 AccidentsMalpracticeOther Torts

Consumer

Bankruptcy/Credit ProblemsLoans/Debt CollectionContracts/Contractor ProblemsUnfair Trade PracticesWarranties

Family

Divorce/SeparationCustody/Visitation/SupportDomestic ViolenceName ChangeAdoptionQualified Domestic Relations Order

Tax

FederalStateLocalTransferInheritance

Health

Medicare and MedigapPrivate Health InsuranceNursing Home IssuesAssisted Living IssuesLiving Wills andHealth Care Powers of AttorneyMedicaid Benefits

Housing

Landlord/TenantSubsidized HousingUtilitiesMortgage ForeclosuresReverse MortgagesReal EstateZoningTitle Issues and Deed TraCode EnforcementTime SharesMobile HomesReal Estate Tax Sales

Estates

ProbateGuardianshipEstate PlanningJoint OwnershipWillsTrustsPOAs - General/FinancialMedicaid Estate RecoveryMedicaid Estate Planning

Other

Life and Auto InsuranceAge DiscriminationNeighbor DisputesImmigration IssuesDrivers LicensesEmployment LawCriminal LawVA BenefitsAutomobile 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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