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REGISTRATION AND CLAIM FILING DEADLINES

There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process: a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline. It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.

We have comprehensive information about each deadline, as well as details about when to register, and when to file a claim.

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Claimant Assistance Clinics - Archive, Pre-2015

Claimant Assistance Clinics Archive


City Bar Justice Center Offers Free Legal Clinics to Assist Individuals in Filing a Claim


City Bar Justice Center

The New York City Bar Justice Center is offering free legal clinics for individuals needing assistance in filing claims under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Clinics will be facilitated by volunteer lawyers who will provide free counsel and advice to people who would like to file a claim under the VCF without an attorney. Those attending will be able to meet with an attorney who will provide information on the eligibility process and will assist in filling out the application form.

When:

September 15, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
March 27, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November 15, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
August 21, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
June 11, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
March 5, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
December 10, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
October 19, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
July 10, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
May 7, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
December 13, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
November 7, 2011 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Where:

New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Contact:

To register or request more information, please call: 1-855-885-1555

Please note: Pre-registration is required; space is limited.

 


NY Metropolitan Area Law Schools Offer Free Clinics to Assist Individuals in Filing a Claim

New York Metropolitan Area Law Schools are offering six free clinics for individuals needing assistance in filing claims under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Clinics will be facilitated by volunteer law students who will provide free assistance to people who would like to file a claim under the VCF without an attorney. Those attending will be able to meet with a law student who will provide information on the eligibility process and will assist in filling out the application form. Clinics are by appointment only.

When:

April 4, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. OR 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Conducted by law students from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, St. John's University School of Law and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

February 5, 2013 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. OR 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Conducted by law students from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Where:

Nassau County Bar Association
15th & West Streets
Mineola, NY 11501
(for directions go to www.nassaubar.org)

When:

March 13, 14, and 15, 2012 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. OR 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Where:

Columbia University Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027

When:

April 9, 10, and 11, 2012 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. OR 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Where:

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Contact:

To register or request more information, please call: 1-855-885-1555