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Americans are being sued for health credit. A lot. And – not surprisingly – many of the defendants are beyond the reach of lawyers.
But failing to give the lawyer legal advice in a lawsuit is wrong. Help can go to jail.
Some New Yorkers are struggling to change that. Upsolve wants to train people such as caretakers, staff, and librarians to help others understand their needs and prepare them to stand before the court. In the Bronx, Pastor John Udo-Okon wants to be one of those helpers.
Upsolve and Udo-Okon are therefore suing New York Attorney General Letitia James for the right to do this. If it is wrong to give serious legal advice, they want a federal judge to decide it is wrong.
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