New Jersey Legal Aid Offices

Free legal advice or legal representation for people who cannot afford it.

Legal Aid is for people who may not be able to afford an attorney. In order to qualify for legal aid at these non profit organizations listed below, you will need to contact them directly.

We provide the details of these offices to save you time in your search for legal aid. Our details include names, addresses, frequently asked questions, qualifications, etc where we can find them.

Legal aid services can include the following legal services for situations involving: Domestic violence, family law, housing rental evictions or home foreclosures, public assistance such as medicaid, food stamps, SSI Disability, SSDI benefits, public housing evictions, disability beneifts, etc.

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  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services - Bergen County Office Email Website Learn more 190 Moore Street
    Hackensack, NJ - 07601
    (201) 487-2166
    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) serves the counties of Bergen, Hudson and Passaic, the most culturally and economically diverse area of the State. With offices in Hackensack, Paterson and Jersey City, NNJLS is centrally located and offers comprehensive legal representation to low-income .. see more
  • Essex-Newark New Jersey Legal Services Email Website Learn more 5 Commerce Street
    Newark, NJ - 07102
    (973) 624-4500
    Legal Services in New Jersey embraces the vision of full access to essential civil legal aid for all economically disadvantaged people who cannot secure a lawyer on their own. This belief in the importance of legal assistance to indigent people stems from an underlying concern with fairness, and a .. see more
  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services - Hudson County Office Email Website Learn more 574 Summit Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ - 07306
    (201) 792-6363
    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) serves the counties of Bergen, Hudson and Passaic, the most culturally and economically diverse area of the State. With offices in Hackensack, Paterson and Jersey City, NNJLS is centrally located and offers comprehensive legal representation to low-income .. see more
  • Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Email Website Learn more PO Box 32040
    Newark, NJ - 07102
    (973) 645-1955
    Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) was created in 2001 as a program of the Legal Services Foundation of Essex County to provide direct legal representation to residents of Essex County, New Jersey. VLJ’s mission is to improve the lives of economically-disadvantaged adults, children, and families .. see more
  • Camden Center for Law & Social Justice - Bridgeton Office Email Website Learn more 312 N. Pearl Street
    Bridgeton, NJ - 08302
    (856) 583-2950
    Camden Center for Law & Social Justice was founded as an act of collaboration between the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus, the Diocese of Camden and lay ministers. We seek to promote justice for the poor and marginalized in the City of Camden and throughout Southern New Jersey. Together w .. see more
  • Disability Rights New Jersey Email Website Learn more 210 South Broad Street
    Trenton, NJ - 08608
    (609) 292-9742
    Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ) is a private, non-profit, consumer-directed organization established to advocate for and advance the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New Jersey with disabilities, promote public awareness and recognition of individuals with disabilities as equally en .. see more
  • Legal Services of Northwest Jersey - Morris County Office Email Website Learn more 30 Schuyler Place
    Morristown, NJ - 07963
    (973) 285-6911
    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides free civil legal services to low-income people, seniors, and people living with HIV/AIDS. LSNWJ’s Basic Needs Program serves households whose income falls at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Due to limited funding, LSNWJ is not able to repres .. see more
  • South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. - Atlantic County Office Email Website Learn more 1300 Atlantic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ - 08401
    (609) 348-4200
    South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. (SJLS) is a non-profit organization created to provide quality legal representation and advocacy to low-income individuals in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean and Salem Counties. For legal assistance, please call 1-8 .. see more
  • Legal Services of Northwest Jersey - Warren County Office Email Website Learn more 91 Front Street
    Belvidere, NJ - 07823
    (908) 475-2010
    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides free civil legal services to low-income people, seniors, and people living with HIV/AIDS. LSNWJ’s Basic Needs Program serves households whose income falls at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Due to limited funding, LSNWJ is not able to repres .. see more
  • Legal Services of Northwest Jersey - Somerset County Office Email Website Learn more 90 East Main Street
    Somerville, NJ - 08876
    (908) 231-0840
    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey provides free civil legal services to low-income people, seniors, and people living with HIV/AIDS. LSNWJ’s Basic Needs Program serves households whose income falls at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Due to limited funding, LSNWJ is not able to repres .. see more

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Legal Aid Funding
Legal aid professionals and organizations oftentimes receive government funding for taking on cases with those who cannot afford attorneys. For the most part, funding is limited so legal aid entities can only take on a limited amount of cases. Qualifications are often rigid.

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