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The Lawyers Who Help at-Risk Women Get Divorces

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Her Justice attorneys explain the dire consequences poor women face when they can't obtain a divorce because they cannot afford to hire lawyer.

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Pro Bono Makes All the Difference in Family Matters

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Her Justice staff attorney Laura Israel Sinrod explains why the recent landmark decision in Alice M. v. Terrance T. is about more than the impact of egregious conduct on the equitable distribution of marital property; it is also about access to economic justice and the right to counsel.

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Judge Denies Inmate's Bid for Marital Assets in Divorce

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Her Justice and Fried Frank achieve a significant victory for an abused woman; a recent ruling expands the definition of egregious conduct and exempts abusive spouse from receiving any share of marital assets.

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Family Deportation Raids Alarm NY Immigrant Advocates

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Her Justice supervising attorney Susanna Saul discusses ICE raids and their impact.

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On Board: Her Justice Adds to its Board of Directors

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Her Justice is proud to welcome five new members to its Board of Directors. 

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Gender-Based Violence Has No Place in New York City

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Anna Ognibene, Her Justice senior staff attorney and chair of Domestic Violence Committee of the NYC Bar Association, co-authors Huffington Post New York op-ed...

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Her Justice Administrative Reform Fact Sheet

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The administrative reforms announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014 will allow up to approximately 5 million immigrants to remain in the United States and live and work without the constant fear of deportation.

Read our fact sheet and also learn about Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, recommendations for Her Justice volunteers and important resources.

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Her Justice Selects New Executive Director

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Statement from the Executive Director
Catherine J. Douglass

 
We are now in our third decade of leveraging the human talent and resources of private firms to increase exponentially the number of women who go to court with their own lawyers. I am enormously pleased that Amy Barasch, an accomplished and inspirational leader with a proven track record of success in both program development and public policy management, will follow me as the second Executive Director of her Justice.

Read more in the New York Law Journal 

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Morgan Lewis and Her Justice Partner to Help Crime Victims
Gain Legal Status

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In June 2014, Her Justice Corporate Partner Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP initiated a Firmwide U Visa Project to provide important immigration relief to victims of crimes, such as domestic violence and other gender-based crimes, who assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime.

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Why did inMotion change its name to Her Justice?

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Her Justice immediately conveys the most important elements of our mission:

  • We recruit volunteer attorneys from the City’s law firms to stand side-by-side with women who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer, giving them a real chance to obtain legal protections that transform lives
  • We enable women to take control of their personal situations, improve their children’s lives and build a stronger community for us all

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