LSNWJ is court-appointed to represent Morris County adults who have been committed by a civil order. LSNWJ provides representation to the client in all hearings on the commitment. LSNWJ is also appointed to represent clients who are subject to an IOC (Intensive Outpatient Commitment) Order.
LSNWJ provides legal advice, representation and preparation of legal documents, for people aged 60 and older. Applicants are served without regard to income.
LSNWJ offers legal assistance with criminal record expungement for clients under the HIV/AIDS project, the Morris HEAL Project and the VJI Veterans Project
LSNWJ is court-appointed to represent adults with disabilities ages 18 and over who are in need of guardianship. The attorney meets with the client and his or her proposed guardian(s) and prepares a report for the Court. If the matter is contested, LSNWJ provides representation to the person in need of guardianship in the court proceeding.
Hope Hub, Morris County
The Hope Hub is a panel of multiple agencies working together to get the individuals or family members in Morris County the help they need to thrive in the community. Agencies will work together to connect the individuals or family members to life-changing services. LSNWJ will be referred matters for legal assistance.
LSNWJ has received funding to expand eligibility limits for housing cases in Somerset County and for housing and foreclosure cases in Morris County.
Legal Assistance for People Affected by HIV/AIDS
LSNWJ has expanded eligibility limits and expanded services for people affected by HIV/AIDS. We provide legal assistance in matters affecting the client’s basic needs
LIBRE (Legal Intervention Brings Recovery and Empowerment) Project
A collaborative project with the domestic abuse service providers in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Warren Counties, LIBRE provides comprehensive and coordinated services to assist victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
Morris Family Justice Project
LSNWJ is a partner in the Morris Family Justice Center, a community-wide approach to delivering services to victims of domestic violence. An LSNWJ attorney and paralegal provide comprehensive legal assistance, for clients of the Morris Family Justice Center, operated by JBWS.
Morris HEAL (Health Education and Legal)
A Medical Legal Partnership of LSNWJ and Zufall Health to address the legal needs of Zufall’s patients. A collaboration of healthcare and legal professionals in order to improve health outcomes
Veteran’s Justice Initiative
LSNWJ partners with Community Hope, an organization that helps veterans with support services, to uncover veterans’ legal needs. Community Hope sends referrals to LSNWJ for Veterans who need legal help. These Veterans are eligible for our services regardless of assets or income. In addition to our full range of legal services, we provide expanded services for veterans such as Veterans Disability Benefits, Criminal Record Expungements and Driver’s License Restoration under Merck VJI License Restoration Project. VJI is a collaborative project of Merck, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Community Hope and LSNWJ.
In cooperation with the Morris County Sheriff’s Office STAR (Successful Transition and Re-Entry Program), our attorneys provide Know Your Rights training to people who are incarcerated and legal assistance to people returning to their communities.
Working with the courts and Morris CARES (Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success), we provide legal services for people experiencing substance abuse disorder who are involved with the justice system.
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