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Legal Assistance

NYU does not provide legal services for students, however, there are a number of resources within New York City that can help you find an attorney and/or provide you with limited legal advice. The following are provided as a resource only. NYU has no affiliation or recommendation for any of the listed services.

Avvo
Avvo
The world's largest free legal directory with over 167,000 New York Lawyers profiled on their site (more than any other directory).

LawHelp.org

Provides low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, and answers to questions about their legal rights. The website provides links to resources and legal aid by topic.

Legal Aid Society
The Legal Aid Society handles approximately 275,000 client cases each year with a legal staff of more than 800 lawyers and a para-professional and support staff of approximately 600 through a network of neighborhood and court-based offices in 25 locations throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The Civil Practice also operates hotlines to provide additional services to low-income New Yorkers.


· 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038
·  Phone: 212.557.3300
·  Community/Self Help Site: http://www.legal-aid.org/selfhelp/

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Provides legal referral services and self help legal clinics.


· 42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
· P
hone: 212.626.7373

Lambda Legal HelpDesk

Aid for individuals seeking legal information and assistance with discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.


· 120 Wall Street, Suite 1500
New York, NY 10005

· Phone: 212.809.8585

"311"
 New York City
311 is New York City's phone number for government information and non-emergency services. Whether you're a resident, business owner, or a visitor, all the resources of New York City are just a phone call away. Immediate access to translation services in over 170 languages is available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


· Phone: In any borough of New York City call 311

· Phone: Outside of New York City call (212) NEW-YORK (212.639.9675)

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Notary Public

The following locations provide a Notary Public. It is suggested that you call for an appointment or to find out when the service is available.

NYU Mail Services
547 LaGuardia Place
212.998.1010

FedEx Office
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UPS Store
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Village Postal Center
217 Thompson St.
212.505.0303


Testing Services

Although NYU does not offer exam proctoring services, the following colleges provide the service by appointment and for a fee.

Hunter College
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212.772.4898

Brooklyn College
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718.951.5976
testing@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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