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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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09/17/19: In the Matter of J.S. No. 12-06-00713 (Law Div. 2019) – Approved for Publication -- The Court held... » Read More

08/13/19: On August 9, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law amendments to the New Jersey medical record... » Read More

06/25/19: New Jersey Div. of Child Prot. & Permanency v. B.H. - Defendant appealed the trial court’s... » Read More

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09/06/19: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Forthcoming "Public Charge" or Wealth Test for Immigrant Status » Read More

07/03/19: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on School Enrollment Issues and Related Matters » Read More

06/24/19: PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Honored at Legal Services of New Jersey's Equal Justice... » 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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