Other places to find legal help and information:

New York's free legal information resources

  • www.LawHelpNY.org is New York's free legal information website.  There, you can access free information about a variety of legal issues.  Under “Find a Lawyer,” you can enter your county and the type of legal issue you have to access a directory of free legal service providers who may be able to assist you. 
  • If you are a victim of domestic violence,

You may call the New York State Bar Association’s Pro Bono Services Department at 518-487-5641 for additional guidance, if needed.

If you need to hire an attorney,

  • If you need to hire an attorney and you live outside of New York City, call the New York State Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-342-3661
  • If you need to hire an attorney and you live in New York City, call the New York City Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at 212-626-7373 (en espanol 212-626-7374)