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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KEY LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS » More

04/05/18: Cottman v. Board of Review - In this published unemployment decision, the Appellate Division reversed » Read More

03/16/18: State v. Terry, N.J. Super (Albin, J.) (79 pp.) The state appealed from the appellate division's reversal » Read More

03/01/18: State v. A.M. - An important published decision on language access by the Appellate Division finding » Read More

LEGAL SERVICES NEWS AND EVENTS » More

04/17/18: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Child Custody Situations when One Parent Wants to Move » Read More

04/12/18: New Federal Action Would Cut Off Due Process Protections for Newly Arrested Immigrants » Read More

04/12/18: Trump attacks immigrant rights, again (from NJToday.net) - A newly-announced “pause” in federal » 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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