I was sitting in the courtroom thinking, ‘When David was facing Goliath, did he feel this alone?’ Yet at that moment, a NYLAG attorney offered to help me. I bumped into an angel.
– former client
NYLAG fights for the rights of underserved communities.
adults and children impacted by our services
immigrants served, including for asylum claims and deportation defense
tenants & homeowners represented, resulting in thousands of people keeping their homes
When you become distressed in life, sometimes you need somebody to help you out. Every once in a while, out of nowhere, you have a superhero come in. My NYLAG attorney flew in and saved me from losing my home.
– DARRYLLE, former client
NYLAG obtained millions of dollars in services and benefits for individuals and families.
saved for NYLAG clients
in relief for consumers victimized by predatory debt and lending
in debts avoided from medical expenses for adults, seniors, and children in FY20
After I was denied benefits that would manage my breast cancer symptoms, I wanted to give up. But my NYLAG attorney fought hard for me and got me what I needed.
– ERICKA, former client
NYLAG’s fight for justice changes many lives.
points is the average credit score increase for our financial counseling clients
in life-changing benefits awarded to veterans of the U.S. armed forces through NYLAG’s advocacy
of the couples whose divorces were mediated at NYLAG reached an agreement
in savings secured for student loan borrowers
immigrants represented by NYLAG in removal proceedings and appeals, including people in detention
intimate partner violence survivors were represented by NYLAG on orders of protection, divorce, and custody issues