Legal Hotline

The City Bar Justice Center’s free Legal Hotline offers legal information, advice, referrals, and in some instances, brief services, to low-income New Yorkers.

About the Legal Hotline

The Legal Hotline is staffed by attorneys who assist low-income callers on a range of civil legal issues, including matrimonial and family law, housing law, domestic violence, bankruptcy, and debt collection and benefits. Our staff includes bilingual attorneys who speak English and Spanish, and we can accept calls in any language through interpreting services.

Legal Hotline: 212.626.7383

Hours: Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Closed 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily

Online Hotline

You can apply online for assistance from the Legal Hotline. Click the link below and complete the application, and we will contact you within two business days.