Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® increases access to justice through excellent legal representation, advocacy and service.

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About LawNY

LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people in 14 counties in western New York.

LawNY® offices may be able to help you with problems such as welfare terminations, divorces, evictions, SSI denials, or other legal problems if you are eligible for our services.

We provide services to 14 counties in western New York including: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Click the county you live in to find the LawNY® office location closest to you. 

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Justice Notes Archive

May 2018: Important Changes to Fair Hearing Rights

April 2018: An Analysis of the New Federal Tax Law on Charitable Nonprofit Corporations

March 2018: Greater Rochester Health Foundation Awards $292,105 to Embed Attorneys into Health Care Treatment at No Cost to Patients 

February 2018: LawNY Celebrates 50 Years of Advocacy, Equality, & Access to the Justice System

January 2018: Refunds Available for Victims of Western Union Money Wiring Scams

December 2017- How LawNY Can Help Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

November 2017- State of the Child in Chemung County 2017

October 2017- Equifax Breach

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