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Legal Resourses

NY Law Assistance
Learn more about your issue, your rights and where to find legal services near you.

 

LexisNexis Searches (at WCC)
Available to Westchester Library System Card holders for free at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY.

 

ProBono
This website provides resources for pro bono and legal-service attorneys, and others working to assist low income or disadvantaged clients.

 

LIFT Online
Legal Information for Families Today provides legal and social service support to those involved in New York Family Court, free of charge.
Also available at (212) 343-1122.

 

Public Access Law Libraries
State Law provides that each county have a court law library with access to the general public. The majority of these libraries have case law, statutes and secondary source materials with regard to New York State law. Several have additional information. Materials are provided in print as well as online formats. Symphony, the court system's Library and Information Network, contains the online catalogs of the libraries' various collections.

 

The Fund for Modern Courts
An independent, statewide court reform organization committed to improving the judicial system for all New Yorkers.

 

New York State Unified Court System

Information on every type of court endeavor. Includes legal forms, laws, attorney information and is accessible in multple languages.

 

Law Help Interactive

A website that helps you fill out legal documents for free. It will ask you questions and use your answers to complete the documents you need.

 

Senior Law Day

Free legal and financial advice for seniors and their families. An essential resource is the Elder Law Q&A: An Introduction to Aging Issues and Planning for the Future. It is available in both English and Spanish.