Are you eligible for our services?

Her Justice provides free legal help to women living in poverty in New York City.

To receive help from Her Justice you must:

  • Be a woman or identify as one
  • Live in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island
  • Have a legal matter (issue or problem) relating to family, divorce or immigration law
  • Meet our income guidelines—Her Justice serves women whose annual household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines established by the Department of Health and Human Services. Federal, state and local organizations that provide services to poor individuals living in the United States use these guidelines to decide who is eligible for assistance.

View the 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Annual and monthly income guidelines tables

Her Justice evaluates each request for legal assistance on an individual basis. We weigh many factors and will take extraordinary circumstances into consideration when determining a woman’s financial eligibility for our help.

Alice M.* talks about the life-changing help she received from Her Justice.

*name changed to protect the anonymity of our client