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Supporting Survivors of Violence & Navigating Divorce

We provide crucial legal services to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, such as assistance with a divorce, consumer issues, family court representation, and immigration, that allows them to be free from abuse.

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Every day, in courthouses and communities across the city, we advocate for the rights of all New Yorkers. Learn more about the services we provide.

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Making a Difference

Projects, Units & Initiatives

Our specialized teams have experience working on nearly every area of law that impacts New Yorkers. Explore the ways we fight on behalf of clients and communities.

A Day in the Life

Fighting for Survivors’ Rights

With President Trump striking fear into the hearts of immigrant communities across our city, Staff Attorney Sabrina Talukder of The Exploitation Intervention Project is taking a stand for refugees and survivors of human trafficking.

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Sabrina Talukder The Exploitation Intervention Project

By the Numbers

We provide crucial legal services to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking throughout the city.

86, 184

Domestic violence complaints filed in NYC for 2018.

10,000

Violations of an order of protection reported in NYC for 2018.

20,000

Divorces filed in NYC for 2018.

A contribution to The Legal Aid Society is about more than money.

Every donation helps us offer essential legal services to thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers, helping people buy food, pay rent, and care for themselves and their families.

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