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Presenting our special edition 25th Anniversary Annual Report!

Last year, our 13 Her Justice staff attorneys mentored and trained 1,804 legal volunteers. Together, we provided free legal help to 9,073 NYC women and children living in poverty. This donated legal work represented a value of more than $41MM.

Learn more about our work in our 2018 Annual Report
Introducing the Language Access in Legal Settings Project

In conjunction with the New York Immigration Coalition, we are pleased to host an AmeriCorps VISTA© fellow coordinating a new project to ensure meaningful access to free legal services for the increasingly diverse populations of Her Justice clients.

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Thank you Dop Dop Salon!

Her Justice clients were treated to an outstanding day of self-care and fabulous hair styling at Dop Dop Salon!

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Thank you for joining us!

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate 25 years of Her Justice at our first-ever POP* (Power of Pro Bono) Party!

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Introducing the Marital Debt Project

Senior Staff Attorney Anna Ognibene spearheads our new consumer debt defense project for divorcing clients.

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Browse Our 25th Anniversary Timeline

See how the world has changed since 1993, and how Her Justice has grown from just one determined attorney, to 34 staff members and 1,500 volunteers standing with women living in poverty in New York City.

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LIVE Legal Helpline!

The Her Justice Legal Help line operates Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pm. Calls are answered by trained staff and volunteers. All eligible clients will speak with a Her Justice attorney within 24 hours.

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Her Justice is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal help to women living in poverty in New York City.

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Volunteers are the heart and soul of Her Justice. Whether an individual, volunteer attorney, law firm or corporation, see here how you can get involved in our vital and rewarding work.

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Her Justice offers legal resources, attorney trainings, and more here.

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Your support enables women living in poverty in NYC to transform their lives – obtaining safety, economic security and hope for the future. There are many ways for you to donate or join us at one of our upcoming events!

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Are you eligible for our services

Her Justice provides free legal help to women living in poverty in New York City. We evaluate each request for legal assistance on an individual basis. Our general criteria are set out below. We weigh many factors and will take extraordinary circumstances into consideration when determining a woman’s financial eligibility for our help. If in doubt contact us.

Are you a woman or do you identify as one? If you do you may be eligible for free legal help.
Have a legal matter? An issue or problem relating to family, divorce or immigration law.
Do you live here? The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island.
Meet income guidelines? Is your annual household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines.

Her Justice POP party in Crain’s

Check out photos from our POP* (*Power of Pro Bono) Party in Crain’s New York Business!

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Bringing #MeToo Home

Read a new piece from Her Justice Executive Director Amy Barasch on the similarities between what domestic violence survivors have told us for years, and what #MeToo has been telling us recently.

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Utah Student Lauren McCluskey Reported Her Ex To Campus Police Before Being Killed

Her Justice Director of Legal Services Hamra Ahmad spoke with Refinery 29 about the increased risks of intimate partner violence for young women.

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