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FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE

to low-income people in New Jersey

LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems. Through its work, LSNJ strives to secure substantive and procedural justice for those living in poverty.

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04/18/19: JSM at Edison Terrace LLC v Edison Fair Rental Housing Board et al. (Decided 4/5/19) - JSM is a… » Read More

04/18/19: Rainer v. Bartlow (Decided 3/26/19) - On September 11, 2011, Rainer rented an apartment to Michael Bartlow… » Read More

04/18/19: VOADV Property Inc., v. Warren (Decided 3/21/19) – VOADV under its Moving Forward program enters... » Read More

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03/12/19: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Meeting Health Insurance Mandate Laws » Read More

02/14/19: Divorce without an attorney — a step-by-step guide for NJ couples (from NJ 101.5) - Even couples in the... » Read More

02/12/19: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on 2018 Federal Income Tax Returns and Some of ... » Read More

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    Poverty Benchmarks 2015:The Annual Overview of New Jersey's Progress Against Poverty

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    Income Inequality in New Jersey: The Growing Divide and its Consequences

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    What is Poverty? Measuring Deprivation in New Jersey

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    Divorce in New Jersey: A Self-Help Guide

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    Termination of Parental Rights: A Handbook for Parents

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    Domestic Violence: A Guide to the Legal Rights of Domestic Violence Victims in New Jersey

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    Child Abuse and Neglect: A guide for parents involved in child abuse or neglect cases in New Jersey

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    Clearing Your Record: A Six-Step Guide to Expunging Criminal Records in New Jersey




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