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When you have a legal problem, advice from a lawyer helps.
When your legal problem becomes a case in court, having a lawyer helps.
Many people cannot afford lawyers.
People with access to lawyers have better access to justice.
Legal Services organizations provide lawyers, advice and legal information, and representation for people with limited income.
At Legal Services of Northwest Jersey, our priority is equal access to justice, to protect our clients' basic needs:
We offer free legal help to eligible people.
LSNWJ does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity, in the delivery of services.
Legal Services of Northwest Jersey is grateful for the funding and support of the Legal Services Corporation, the State of New Jersey, the Counties of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren, our corporate sponsors, foundation funders, and our volunteers.
Contributions to the program extend our ability to serve more people. Supporters can donate here, or contact us for more information about ways you can help.
If you are a client, contributions are accepted only when the work on your case is completed and are strictly voluntary. Whether you make a contribution and the amount of your contribution is your personal decision.
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Effective Date: 5/4/2021
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All remedies whatsoever available to us are cumulative and non-exclusive. No waiver or failure of LSNWJ to require performance in any instance shall act as a waiver or bar in any subsequent or other instance. LSNWJ shall not be required to post a bond or other security in order to obtain injunctive relief.
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Effective Date: 5/4/2021
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