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Attorney Referral

AARP’s Legal Services Network (AARP)
601 E. Street NW, Washington, DC

Assists AARP members with locating attorneys in their area for a free ½ hour consultation and thereafter reduced rates on wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and other matters. To find a local lawyer visit the following website:

Conflict Resolution

Dispute Resolution Center of Chenango, Delaware & Otsego Co.
176 Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-0061 Fax: 607-431-9303
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Provides free confidential mediation services in Chenango, Delaware & Otsego Counties, to resolve interpersonal conflicts, small claims, and business disputes. Mediation services are also available to resolve family matters such as custody and visitation, and family conflicts. Additional mediation services are available for Special Education, Mobil Home, VESID, and Lemon Law arbitration. The Voices for Children/CASA Program advocates for children at risk of abuse and neglect appointed by a Family Court judge.

Consumer Fraud & Protection Bureau
NY State Attorney General’s Office
State Office Building, 17th Floor
44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901-4433
607-721-8779 • 800-771-7755
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Helps consumers with various complaints such as landlord/tenant disputes, housing discrimination, automobile, and fraud (credit, home improvement, mail/phone order). Provides referrals for state agency-related problems and consumer outreach service. Auto arbitration resolves disputes between car owners and suppliers.

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York
189 Main St. - Suite 401, Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-2600 or 800-821-9895 Fax: 607-433-1433
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Provides free legal advice and representation in civil court and administrative forums. Areas of representation include welfare, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), unemployment compensation, housing issues, issues affecting low-income residents, divorces (limited basis), and senior concerns, including simple wills and powers of attorney, sponsored by Delaware County Office for the Aging.

Elder Law

Martin S. Finn
Lavelle & Finn
22-26 Watkins Avenue
Oneonta, NY 13820

Wills, Elder Law

Alexander Graves
PO Box 204
Fleischmans, NY 12430

Wills & Estates

Peter Hill
384 Main Street, PO Box 823
Oneonta, NY 13820

Social Security Disability, Workers Compensation

Malcolm Hughes
Main Street, PO Box 107
Margaretville, NY 12455

Wills & Estates

Johnston Law Firm
72 Main Street, PO Box 130
Stamford, NY 12167

Wills, Trusts & Elder Law

Gregory Kottmeier
145 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753


Lang Law Firm
189 Main Street Suite 204
Oneonta, NY 13820

Elder Law

Lara Obolensky
127 Main Street, PO Box 494
Delhi, NY 13753


Gary Rosa
Main Street, PO Box 839
Margaretville, NY 12455


Donald Schwartz
189 Main Street Suite 301
Oneonta, NY 13820

Wills, Bankruptcy

Leonard Sienko, Jr.
12 E. Main Street, PO Box 579
Hancock, NY 13783




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Delaware County Long Term Care, Drue Brenner, Coordinator ◦ 6 Court Street ◦ Delhi, NY 13753