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NH MOAA Awards the Veterans Law Project: Legal Boots on the Ground

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in News, Pro Bono Legal, Veteran Support, Veterans Law Project | 0 comments

We our grateful to the Military Officers Association of America New Hampshire for bestowing the Granite State Warriors Award upon the Veterans Foundation of New Hampshire’s effort to “raise the Bar” for veterans. This prestigious  award is presented annually by MOAA-NH to “individuals or organizations who have gone above and beyond in their service to the men and women of the U.S. military and their families.” “Honored at this year’s ceremony was Matthew Albuquerque, president and founder of Next Step...

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Update on the Veterans Law Project

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in News, Pro Bono Legal, Veterans Law Project | 0 comments

Update on the Veterans Law Project

Up and running for three months now, the VLP has represented, advised or referred to attorneys over 150 veterans or active duty members of service.  Cases include domestic violence petitions, family law cases, minor criminal cases and landlord tenant issues.  Additionally, David has been handling discharge upgrades. In order to service more veterans we are looking to add to our staff a half time paralegal or lawyer to work primarily on family law issues. Thanks to everyone involved, especially the staff at the New Hampshire Bar Association...

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We’ve Moved!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The home office for the Veterans Foundation of New Hampshire Inc. has closed.  Previously, the Foundation has had the opportunity to utilize facilities provided by the Department New Hampshire VFW and VFW Post 1772 in Rochester.  Recently the VFW Post 1772 closed it’s home.   We are now located at 77 Central Street in Manchester. 

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A Deluge of Requests: Legal Boots Answers 30 Calls in Day 1

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in News, Veterans Law Project | 0 comments

It’s undeniable.  Within a day of putting our Legal Boots on the Ground, staff received over 30 calls for help from needy veterans looking for legal guidance, some more urgently than others with a scope of case work from county to federal courts, civil to criminal cases. -Some cases involve NH veterans serving elsewhere on active duty, others are preparing to deploy, recently returned or even serving prison sentences.  There is a tremendous need for services to veterans in need of legal assistance. Our goal is to answer these requests...

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The Veterans Law Project Deploys Legal Boots on the Ground

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Larry Vogelman announces the launch of the Veterans Law Project–Legal Boots on the Ground for Veterans with VFNH, Inc. Veterans Law Project.  Staff Attorney Dave Kolesar, began working today on bringing needed legal assistance to NH veterans. The Veterans Law Project has been formed to assist veterans with the many legal needs they are facing.   Often veterans are at a disadvantage within the judicial system since the system may be unfamiliar with the specific situations and circumstances veterans find themselves in.  Veterans endure...

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