Get free and discounted legal help from our network of qualified lawyers.
A lawyer can help you challenge an NYPD traffic ticket for a moving violation. Each case only costs $100, which means, if you receive multiple tickets from one officer in one incident, then this one-time fee will cover it! This is well below the average fee for a traffic lawyer.
Car Accident Cases
A lawyer can advise you on your rights and responsibilities as a rideshare driver including compensation for your injuries and your duty to report to your company.
Claiming Workers’ Compensation from the Black Car Fund
If you were injured on the job, a lawyer who has experience with New York State Workers’ Compensation Issues can help you get money from The Black Car Fund.
Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Issues
An experienced TLC representative can help you understand how to fight your TLC ticket, your rights as a driver, strategize your points on your TLC license, review any document sent by the TLC, and generally anything you need to know.
A pro bono lawyer can help you understand your rights as a tenant, assist you with an eviction notice, understand any legal documents from your landlord (including leases), and help you fill out any paperwork.
9/11 Compensation Fund
If you were working downtown below Houston Street and around Staten Island’s Freshkills area between 9/11/01 and 7/31/02, you can be entitled to compensation for health conditions and can get much-needed health assistance. We have partnered with a law firm to help enroll eligible drivers.
A lawyer can help you receive free immigration-related legal issues such as:
- Citizenship Application Assistance (N-400)
- Green Card Application for Refugees and Asylees (I-485)
- Renewal of Green Card (I-90)
- DACA Renewal
- Removal of Conditions (I-751)
- Travel Document for Refugees and Asylees
Discounted Flat Fees
For additional legal matters, you can receive quality legal help for a deeply discounted rate. This includes:
- Simple Will with Minor’s Trust
- Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
- Non-payment of Court Ordered Support
- Small Business Incorporation
- Residential Real Estate Document Review
Phone Calls or Letters On Your Behalf
Depending on the legal issue and discretion of the law firm, you can get a lawyer to make one phone call or send a letter on their letterhead, on your behalf. Limited to one legal matter. There is no limit on the number of new legal matters.
Living Will Preparation
Plan attorneys will prepare a free Simple Will for you and your family, as well as update the Will annually for free.
A lawyer will review up to six (6) page of any document you need help understanding.
Small Claims Court
A lawyer can assist you in preparing for appearances in small claims court.
Free Consultation on Any Legal Matter
A lawyer will consult on any legal issue you have by phone or in-person with no set limit on time.
Reduced Hourly Rates
You can receive 40% off of the normal hourly rate for legal services beyond the free and discounted services (minimum of $125 per hour).
Meet with a pro bono lawyer for a free Family Law consultation to discuss divorces, marriage annulments, legal separations, child custody & support, and other issues.
An IDG Legal preferred attorney can help you investigate the reason behind a suspended license and work for you to get your license back.
Receive a 35% discount on tax preparation and filing services and access to a tax professional specifically with self-employed expertise.
How To Use This Benefit
You can get started by activating your Drivers Benefits here!
The Independent Drivers Guild works with us to provide drivers with affordable legal help with tickets. If you are not sure if you qualify, or you need help with translation services, please call our member support team at 1-833-814-8590 Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM. They will be able to guide you through the process.
Provided by the Independent Drivers Guild.