Videos and Slideshows
Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.
This video describes the rights of students under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: you or your spouse is pregnant or adopting a child you or someone in your immediate family has an illness someone in your immediate family was injured in active duty (also called military family leave)Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and...
Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and more. We hope that you'll feel more at ease and prepared after you watch this video.
Watch this video to learn your rights under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) if you get Section 8. This video covers federal laws, so the information is true no matter what state you live in.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.Click one of the links below to skip directly to that section in the video.This video will help you if:you are facing eviction because of domestic violence,you are in danger of losing public housing or your Section 8 voucher because of domestic...
This video tells you how to file for divorce in Connecticut. You can also watch this video in Spanish and Polish.
If you have a court case, but cannot afford to pay the court costs and fees, you may qualify for a “fee waiver.” A fee waiver means you do not have to pay some or all of the court costs and fees.This slideshow will walk you through the fee waiver form and explain what information is needed in each section. It might be helpful to have a copy of the form in front of you so you can fill it out while you watch the slideshow. Get a copy of the form.Funded by the Legal Services Corporation.
Video: How to fill out Appearance (JD-CL-12) form By: The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
Know Your Rights!, produced by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of L.A., shows you your rights in case of a raid by immigration authorities or a police intervention.
Appeals Division Video: "Preparing For An Appeal Hearing"By: The Connecticut Department of Labor
These videos describe your child's rights under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.You will learn about: - Setting up an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) - What to do if the school isn't following the IEP Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.
By: The Center for Children's Advocacy
Even if your apartment needs repairs, you need to pay your rent on time every month. If you don’t, you risk being evicted. The first thing you should do is ask your landlord to make the repairs. If that doesn’t work, keep paying your rent. You can try to get the repairs made by bringing a housing code enforcement lawsuit, also known as a Payment Into Court action. To learn more, watch this video, or see our full article, Tenants' Rights: Repairs.