Moratorium on Evictions

(Newest to Oldest) [NOTE: As of June 30, 2020, the Tenant Safe Harbor Act modified and extended the protections to residential tenants and residential mortgagors only and is now the controlling law for residential tenants and residential mortgagors as further… Read more

COVID Rent Relief Program

July 16 through July 30, 2020**, eligible households can apply for the COVID Rent Relief Program. To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE. The COVID Rent Relief Program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental assistance payment. (**UPDATE: July 30… Read more

Open for Business

The City Bar’s building is closed for everyone’s safety, but the New York City Bar Legal Referral Service (LRS) is open for business and many of our services continue. Our LRS Team is working remotely during our regular hours of… Read more

Update – We are open!

At this time, our attorney referral counselors are available to answer calls and online requests during our regular business hours. We intend to remain open as much as possible during this health crisis and will update this message if we… Read more

New Real Property Articles

We've added 6 new articles on real property issues. Learn about: Residential Mortgage Loan Foreclosure – what options may be available to avoid foreclosure including loan modifications, short sales, and deed in lieu. Foreclosure – what to expect during the… Read more

New Real Property Articles

We've added 6 new articles on real property issues. Learn about: Ownership Rights – an overview of rights that go along with ownership of real property, including possession, control, use, and privacy; surface rights; and development rights. Restrictions on Ownership… Read more

New Real Property Articles

We've added 6 new articles on real property issues. Learn about: Real Property Law – an overview of real property law, including the different categories and uses of land, ownership rights, holding title, transferring interests and deed requirements. Definition of… Read more

LRS at the 2017 Small Business Expo

On May 11, the New York City Bar Legal Referral Service (LRS) will be sponsoring a booth at the Small Business Expo at the Javits Center. Experienced Business and Employment lawyers will be on hand to answer questions. The Small… Read more

Free Public Lecture – May 3

Free Public Lecture in Celebration of National Law Day: Pro Se Litigation Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM Place: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues) Learn about: Alternative Dispute Resolution… Read more

LRS at the 2016 Small Business Expo

On June 9, the New York City Bar Legal Referral Service (LRS) will be sponsoring a booth at the 2016 Small Business Expo at the Javits Center. Experienced Business and Employment lawyers will be on hand to answer questions. The… Read more