Q: IS THERE A WAY TO BE COMPENSATED BY THE STATE AFTER YOU ARE RELEASED BECAUSE OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND EMPLOYMENT ?

i WAS incarcerated and now i have mental and or other issues because of the length of time locked up also being the fact i cant find employment i want to know is there away for the state to compensate me while i try to become stable financially and educationally

1 Lawyer Answer

Barry Eran Janay

Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Montclair, NJ
  • Licensed in New York

A: Depends on whether you were mistreated while you were incarcerated, which is a high bar. There are all sorts of programs available to help you get back on your feet and if you have a parole officer that person can guide you.

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