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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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2017 Annual Report

In 2017, almost 8,000 women and children living in poverty received free legal help thanks to Her Justice and all of you!

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Meet the team

Meet the leadership and staff of Her Justice – working together to ensure women living in poverty in NYC get the legal assistance they need and deserve.

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Myrna's justice

Meet Myrna (right), sons and volunteer attorney Kate Powers, an Associate with Akin Gump. With Kate's team, Myrna obtained a divorce from her abusive husband, a work permit, and was reunited with her boys.

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Youngsters standing against the wall
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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GET HELP

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

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GET INVOLVED

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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GET INFORMED

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

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SUPPORT US

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 At Work: April 2018

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Reflections by Esther Kim, New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation Fellow at Her Justice

Esther Kim, this year’s New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation Fellow, wrote about her experiences interning with Her Justice. A third year law student at New York University School of Law, Esther worked on both domestic violence and immigration cases under the supervision of Senior Staff Attorney Esther Limb.

 

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An ‘Immigration Forum’ for Koreans opens

The Korea Times featured a press conference for the March 24 Community Immigration Forum, attended by Community Outreach Coordinator and Americorps VISTA Fellow Meghan Sovey and Senior Immigration Attorney Tim Fallon, who spoke about our participation and support for the upcoming forum.

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Immigration remedies for survivors of gender-based violence

Staff Attorney Amanda Doroshow and Managing Attorney Susanna Saul appeared on Rompiendo las Aguas to speak about immigration remedies for survivors of gender-based violence.

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