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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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06/29/18: Bernice Pisack v. B & C Towing Inc - The Appellate Division issued a strong published decision today reinstating... » Read More

05/10/18: In Newton Medical Center v. D. B., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court addressed the question of whether a patient who requires emergent... » Read More

05/02/18: New Jersey’s New Paid Sick Leave Act. On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, New Jersey became the 10th state to enact a law guaranteeing employees paid sick leave. » Read More

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07/11/18: NJ Gives Medicaid Patients with Hepatitis C Earlier Access to Life-Saving Drugs (from NJSpotlight) - Change... » Read More

07/10/18: N.J. Expands Vital Hepatitis C Treatments for Medicaid Enrollees (from TAP into Stafford/LBI) - The New... » Read More

07/03/18: Most immigrants facing deportation don't have lawyers. N.J. is changing that (from Philly.com) - All immigration... » 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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