What we do

LawHelpNY.org, a program of Pro Bono Net, is an online hub for helping marginalized and under-resourced New Yorkers address legal problems by providing online access to high-quality, user-friendly information about:

  • Free legal services throughout New York State
  • Legal rights in a broad range of substantive areas
  • Self-help information, including court forms and how to navigate the court system

LawHelpNY also provides rapid access to resources for intake workers, hotline staff, and community organizations.

What we offer

LawHelpNY.org is New York's only comprehensive source of legal referral information and includes:

  • More than 600 free legal service projects and organizations with their contact and intake information
  • More than 3,500 Know Your Rights and self-help resources covering 11 areas of law
  • Information about the Court system
  • AyudaLegalNY.org, a Spanish mirror website
  • Legal rights resources in more than 30 languages
  • LiveHelp, a real-time chat service that helps users find the legal help they need