If you live in the Bronx
If you need assistance with an uncontested divorce case, call 718.562.8181 Monday through Friday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
If you need assistance with a family law or contested divorce case, call 718.562.8181 on Thursdays between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
If you live in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn or Staten Island
If you need assistance with an uncontested divorce case, call 212.695.3800 Monday through Friday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
If you need assistance with a family law, immigration or contested divorce case, call 212.695.3800 on Thursdays between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
If you have a court date scheduled before our next intake day, you can call us at anytime.
We accept walk-in applicants only at our Queens office. Learn more.
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Our staff is fluent in Spanish, Creole, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Romanian and Russian.
Help us help you
When you call inMotion, you will be asked to complete a detailed telephone interview (called intake) which will take about 30 minutes. During this intake interview, you will be asked detailed questions about yourself, your family and your situation. All personal information shared with inMotion is confidential.
It is important that you provide us with a safe contact telephone number or way to reach you. Our legal staff will not call you or leave a voice message unless you have said it is safe to do so.
Information that we will need to help you
- Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other identifying information—for yourself, your children, your spouse and/or the father of your children
- Addresses—for yourself, your children, your spouse and/or the father of your children
- Employment information—for yourself and your spouse and/or the father of your children
- Dates and descriptions of any domestic violence you have experienced, including police reports
- Details about your court case(s), including any court papers you have filed or served, and any court orders you have received. Have your legal papers in front of you when you call.
- Proof of income—for yourself from your most recent pay stub or your budget letter if you are on public assistance
- If immigration status is part of your case, any documents you have received from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
After the intake interview
Our legal staff will review your information and assess your case based on:
An inMotion staff member will call and let you know if, or how, inMotion can help you. We may be able to help you get a lawyer or give you advice on how to represent yourself .
If you would rather meet with an inMotion staff attorney in person, visit one of our Bronx or Queens walk-in clinics. Learn more.
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