An advance directive is a document that lets you plan for your medical care when you can’t make decisions for yourself. Everyone should have an advance directive.
Here’s an interesting statistic: Only 60% of eligible families are participating in the WIC nutrition program. WIC may be right for you if you’re pregnant or a new mom; you’re a family with a child under five; or you’re a caregiver of a child under five.
Be suspicious of phone calls or messages from someone who claims to be from the IRS. Often the criminals will say you owe money and demand payment right away. Other times, scammers will lie and say you’re getting a refund. Here are tips to help you avoid becoming a victim.
You may be able to get free tax filing help. For example, there are tax-filing programs for low- or moderate-income taxpayers and for seniors.
Despite the new law, your lease or program rules may still make it a violation of the rules for you to possess marijuana (pot) or marijuana plants in your rental unit.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has renewed funding for Vermont Legal Aid’s Housing Discrimination Law Project.
Want to save time and money? You can by using one of the Free File tax prep products on the Internal Revenue Service’s Free File website (IRS.gov/freefile).
Did the recent flooding in Vermont affect your home? Did you lose food due to flooding and need to replace your 3SquaresVT food benefits? Contact us at Vermont Law Help for help.
Each month, Vermont Legal Aid attorney Kelli Kazmarski is available in Newport to discuss your legal questions about housing, divorce, custody, debt collection and more. Kazmarski is also part of a rotating roster of volunteer lawyers who do free legal clinics in St. Johnsbury.
The deadline is approaching! December 15 will be the last day to sign up for or change your health insurance through Vermont Health Connect.
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