The Sanders Firm, P.C.: New York NYSLRS Lawyer

The Sanders Firm, P.C., which is located in New York City, offers services focusing on civil service law, handling cases related to the New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) and other such organizations. NYSLRS is comprised of two distinct systems; they are the Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) and the Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS). The same staff administers both systems. NYSLRS has net assets valued at over $150 billion. There are 292 different benefit program offered through the system, which as a whole are administered by the New York State Comptroller. This very large organization requires assistance when dealing with legal issues related to one’s rights.

How NYSLRS Works

NYSLRS, like other public employee retirement programs, offers benefits that are defined by law. Retirement amounts are based on various factors, including time of service, age, and compensation base. Other benefits, which are also defined by law, include disability and death benefits and loans. All benefits offered by NYSLRS are funded by employee contributions and from investment earnings.

Benefits and Appeals

If you are having problems securing benefits from NYSLRS, need to file an appeal regarding a decision on the part of the organization, or are having other problems related to civil service law in relationship to NYSLRS, it is important that you secure a lawyer. Working with an attorney who is grounded in civil service law and who understands the manner in which NYSLRS functions, including its various rules and regulations and the manner in which it is governed by the law, is important to your being able to secure your claim.

Large organizations such as NYSLRS are daunting to navigate as they have a myriad of rules and regulations, various forms dedicated to serving specific functions, and designated processes that are to be utilized by petitioners. Understanding how all of this works can be very difficult for an untrained person wanting to represent himself or herself in an appeal regarding a decision by NYSLRS.

We Will Work with You

In New York City, The Sanders Firm, P.C. is uniquely positioned to work with those who are seeking to petition or file a claim against NYSLRS. Our law practice is exceptionally strong in the area of civil service law, we are well versed in how all of the retirement, and pension organizations for New York public employees work. At The Sanders Firm, we work closely with each of our clients, offering them personalized service each and every step of the way.

If you believe, you have a claim against NYSLRS regarding benefits that are owed to you or in an associated area of civil service law, contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. We will hear your complaint, evaluate your information in connected with the law, and propose a plan of action. At The Sanders Firm, we are your voice for justice.