Learn about the Law: Financial Issues

Living in poverty is stressful. But you are not alone.

Legal Aid is dedicated to helping low-income individuals and families get or keep financial support programs, like public benefits, and to helping them manage debt. You may even be able to get a fresh financial start through bankruptcy.

This page contains general information about financial problems you may be facing. Click on a topic below to learn more.


Bankruptcy & debt

Economic impact payments (CARES Act stimulus checks)

Unemployment compensation