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Some organizations may make exceptions for special populations such as seniors, people who are HIV positive, or people experiencing domestic violence. Some organizations also take into account expenses such as childcare, medical bills and debts. It is best to contact the office to find out if they can serve you. 

If you are not eligible for free services because your income is too high, or you were injured on the job or by someone's negligence, please contact the New York City Bar's Legal Referral Service. Outside New York City, contact the New York State Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service .