CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UpRight Law, the first national online consumer law firm in the country, today announced their holiday commitment to help veterans and their families with pro-bono bankruptcy services (Chapter 7) through the month of December.
UpRight Law is offering to help one veteran and the veteran’s immediate family for each day of the month of December, with a total of 31 cases.
“Many families struggle through financial hardship and unfortunately veterans and their families are no exception,” said attorney Jason Allen, Chief Operating Officer, UpRight Law. “UpRight wants to give back to those who have sacrificed tremendously to serve our country. We have the skills and resources to help veterans re-set and chart better financial paths for their futures. This is the beginning of our pro-bono initiatives where we’ll leverage our technology platform to serve more Americans.”
To be eligible for the service, veterans are required to:
- Pay the court required filing fee of $335
- Meet with their attorney at their office with all the documents required for filing within seven days of getting started
- Provide DD214 as proof of United States military veteran status
If interested, veterans can sign up by filling out the form on this website.
UpRight Law has contributed to local Chicago causes, such as the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, Autism Speaks, Chicago Cares, and local Chicago shelters for clothing drives during the holiday season.
About UpRight Law
Founded in 2013, UpRight Law is the first national online consumer law firm in the United States with more than 350 local partner attorneys across all 50 states. UpRight’s social mission is to bring access to justice to millions of hardworking Americans by using technology to remove the most common obstacles that prevent consumers from receiving high-quality and affordable legal representation. For more information, visit the firm’s website, and Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages.