What we do

LawHelpNY.org helps New Yorkers learn more about: 

  • Legal rights and options on many topics such as family, housing, and consumer law
  • Self-help information, including court forms and how the court system works
  • Free or low-cost legal services, if your work does not pay you enough to afford a lawyer

LawHelpNY resources also help hotline staff, educators, librarians, social workers, navigators and community organizations.

What we offer

LawHelpNY.org includes:

  • More than 600 free and low-cost legal service projects and organizations with their contact and intake information
  • Know Your Rights and self-help resources on 11 areas of law (but not criminal law)
  • Information about the Court system
  • AyudaLegalNY.org with Spanish language information
  • LiveHelp, a real-time chat service that helps you find the legal help you need
  • Hotlines for more help with your questions

LawHelpNY.org is a program of Pro Bono Net.

How we're doing

LawHelp NY 2023 End of Year Recap Infographic