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Finding a Lawyer

You are not completely on your own at the courthouse. There are many ways to get free or low cost legal help.

Free Lawyers for Tenants (Universal Access to Legal Services)
Use the interactive guide to see if you qualify for a free lawyer in your Housing Court case.

About the Universal Access to Legal Services Law
If you qualify for a free lawyer, learn about the services that they provide and how to meet with a lawyer.

Finding Legal Assistance
Information on finding a free or paid lawyer.

Volunteer Lawyers Program
Learn how you can meet with a free Volunteer Lawyer at the Help Center and get advice about your case.

Look Up a Lawyer
Use this free service to look up an attorney in New York State.