Civil Problem

The Society's Civil Practice, the oldest and largest in the nation, provides direct legal services in over 30,000 client cases each year. Client services are provided through a city-wide network of 10 neighborhood and courthouse-based offices and 16 specialized units. By combining individual representation with law reform litigation, advocacy, and community-based initiatives, the Civil Practice strives to provide as many vulnerable New Yorkers as possible with the tools to access justice.

Every New York City borough has a Civil Practice Neighborhood Office that offers the following services:

The following specialized programs are available city-wide, but at limited locations. Please see the program information for details.