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Do You Need Legal Assistance? Legal Aid Society Launches Online Intake Application System The website address is www.legalaidpbc. org/onlineintake, and individuals can apply for assistance with the following types of legal matters: Housing: Assistance resolving housing disputes with landlords, condominium associations, homeowners associations, realtors or lenders. Consumer: Credit card or medical debt, student loan or automobile loan, identify theft, consumer scam, driver’s license suspension due to unpaid court costs, mortgage foreclosure. Immigration: Help with immigration or citizenship matters. Low Income Taxpayer Clinic: For problems paying what is owed to the IRS, assistance in responding to a Domestic Violence: Assistance obtaining a notice from the IRS, or representation West Palm Beach, FL — The Legal Aid restraining order. in an audit or tax court case. Society of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce the recent launch of its Education: Assistance for K-12 students with Relative Caregivers: Assistance for new online intake application system disabilities to obtain needed educational relatives taking care of either minor that enables anyone with an internet services and supports, and assistance for children or a developmentally disabled connection to apply for free legal students having problems enrolling in individual who is turning 18 years of assistance. The application is available school. age. in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole and can be filled out by an individual, Elder Law: Assistance for seniors age 60+ or Veterans: Assistance for veterans over by a family member or friend of the for caregivers age 55+ caring for a senior. age 65 and caregivers or spouses of individual, or by a social service/ veterans age 65+. government agency staff member who Family: Assistance with filing for a divorce is assisting the individual. for victims of domestic violence where Wage Dispute: Help for individuals owed money by companies or individuals child custody is at issue. they worked