Legal Services of New Jersey

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The LSNJLAWSM Hotline provides advice, information, and referrals to low-income people in civil legal matters. Apply online or call our Toll-Free Statewide Legal Hotline at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW.

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Providing
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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07/10/17: Sacklow v. Betts (J. Silva, Middlesex) - This trial court decision was published this week. It involves... » Read More

01/12/17: In State v. Zuber and State v. Comer, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling yesterday which holds that sentencing judges... » Read More

10/13/16: Mills v. Mills, (Ch. Div. 2016) -  A court may reduce alimony payments when the party paying alimony... » Read More

LEGAL SERVICES NEWS AND EVENTS » More

08/02/17: As bulldozer knocks down their old homes, Mt. Holly Gardens residents settle into new condos... » Read More

07/05/17: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Covers New Jersey Tough School Bullying Law » Read More

06/20/17: A Second Chance for Parents to Parent » Read More

PUBLICATIONS » 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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