Finding affordable legal help in New York can be confusing and overwhelming. If you live in one of the five boroughs of New York City and need help with brief legal services or the matters addressed by our core projects, you’re in the right place. Please read the questions below to get started.
Can you pay some money for a lawyer?
Call the New York City Bar Legal Referral Service: 212.626.7373
Are you unable to pay for a lawyer?
To find a free lawyer anywhere in New York State, visit LawHelpNY.org.
How to call a specific CBJC Project
Find free legal aid in New York, learn about your legal rights, get information about the courts, and more.
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