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Thank you for attending our 2018 Annual Photography Auction & Benefit!

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Dilley Diary: Updates from South Texas Family Residential Center

Staff Attorney Amanda Doroshow (right) and Legal Assistant Simone Harstead visited the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, where they reported back with daily updates on their observations and the difficulties faced by the immigrant women and children detained in the facility.

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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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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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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: May 2018

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Kelley A. Cornish Honored at Her Justice Benefit

Our 2018 Annual Photography Auction & Benefit and honoree Kelley A. Cornish, Esq., was featured in the New York Law Journal.

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Gov. Cuomo signs legislation to remove firearms from domestic abusers

Her Justice Executive Director Amy Barasch appeared on NY1 news speaking at Governor Cuomo’s signing ceremony for a bill to remove firearms from domestic abusers.

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