Legal Assistance

Legal counseling on civil matters is available to Ulster County residents aged 60 and over, provided by an attorney admitted to the practice of law in New York State by appointment only. Counseling on criminal matters is not available through the Ulster County Office for the Aging. Please note that our lawyer does not go to court. Among the services available are:

  • Drawing of wills
  • Landlord and tenant problems
  • Powers of attorney
  • Preparation of health care proxies and living wills
  • Asset protection counseling
  • Preparation of deeds
  • Consultations regarding guardianships
  • Review of leases
  • Consultations regarding elder law issues
  • Property disputes

Appointments are limited to ½ hour, and appointments must be made in advance. Call (845) 340-3456 to make an appointment. Appointments are both in Kingston and Ellenville. Contributions are accepted, but not required. You might also call Legal Services of the Hudson Valley at (845) 331-9373 or 1-(877) 574-8529.