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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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11/08/18: Harmon v. Biltmore Realty Company et al. - Decided 10/19/18. This Appellate Division decision... » Read More

11/06/18: Rampersaud v. Hollingsworth, - Decided 11/1/18. Hollingsworth was the main tenant and sublet to... » Read More

10/31/18: Waterside Plaza Apts., LLC vs. Edward Brand and Madelyn Oquendo — Decided 10/11/18. Plaintiff filed for eviction based on nonpayment of... » Read More

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12/01/18: Hope for the American way in N.J. immigration measures (from NJ.com) - Federal immigration agents... » Read More

11/26/18: Why Murphy's right about lawyers for immigrants (from NJ.com) - Federal immigration agents make... » Read More

11/21/18: Editorial: Legal aid for immigrants is the right, and humane, call (from Northjersey.com) - These are... » 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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