DIRECT LEGAL SERVICES
HIV Law Project provides free civil legal services to HIV-positive residents in Manhattan and the Bronx through an integrated, general practice service delivery model. Experienced and seasoned legal staff provide clients with a range of legal services, including intake and assessment, advice and consultation, brief service and advocacy, out-of-court settlement negotiations, document preparation, and full representation in court or at administrative hearings.
Our areas of practice include:
- housing and eviction prevention
- immigration law
- public and private benefit and health insurance issues
- discrimination and HIV-related confidentiality issues
- last wills and testaments and advanced planning
- debtor/creditor law
We serve approximately 1,000 clients each year, and have handled over 20,000 individual legal cases.