The New York State Unified Court System offers free instruction booklets and forms for people starting a divorce.
- Call the Bronx County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (718) 293-5600;
- Go to lawhelp.org if you cannot afford a lawyer;
- Visit the court system’s courthelp website;
- Contact your local bar association ;
- If you live in the New York City area, go to the Collaborative Family Law Center to learn if you may be eligible for reduced-fee or free collaborative law services through a court-sponsored pilot program.
- Ask at any courthouse about lawyer referral services.