Legal Services

Our attorneys provide free legal representation and advocacy to victims of domestic violence in all five boroughs of NYC.  Dedicated to providing holistic and comprehensive legal advocacy and representation for survivors, our attorneys provide a variety of legal assistance including, but not limited to, family law and immigration law.  Our advocacy ranges from legal clinics where our attorneys provide robust consultations for survivors to full representation and litigation when needed. Attorneys travel across boroughs providing legal clinics within the communities where victims live, making it easier for victims to access services.  Our passionate legal team's proven track record of success is demonstrated by their 98% success rate in Family Court and their close relationships with their clients.  We are continually inspired by our clients every day in the work that we do. 

Our dedicated legal team has expertise in special subtopics such as representing victims with disabilities and the Deaf, working with the LGBTQ community and immigrant population.  To receive special training or technical assistance, please reach out.

Family Law

  • Child Custody and Visitation matters
  • Assistance obtaining Orders of Protection
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Advocacy appealing ACS indicated cases

Immigration Law

DVP attorneys assist clients in pursuing the following forms of affirmative and defensive immigration relief:

  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self Petitions
  • Naturalization 
  • Adjustment of status
  • Aslyum 
  • U nonimmigrant status for crime victims 
  • T nonimmigrant status for trafficking victims
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
  • Removal defense

Additionally, our attorneys provide advocacy and assistance with name changes so that documents match survivors' identities.

For help, please call our intake line at: (718)875-5062