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Essex-Newark Legal Services

Agency: Essex-Newark Legal Services
Service Description:

Offers free legal services to low income Essex County residents on a variety of civil cases, including:

- Housing
- Family
- Public Benefits
- Consumer
- Health Education
- Unemployment Appeals
- Expungements

Legal services that are available to clients include:

- Legal representation and advice
- Legal advocacy
- Community education
- Information and referral

In addition, the office also has special programs that provide services for senior citizens, the disabled, tenants, and victims of domestic violence.

Fees:

None

Eligibility:

Open to low income residents of Essex County. Income eligibility restrictions do apply. Please call for more information.

Application Instructions:

Clients are asked to meet with the Intake Officer. Please call to schedule an a phone or in-person appointment with the Intake Officer.

Required Documents:

  • proof of income eligibility
  • Last Update: July 25, 2016

    Mapit
    Address:

    5 Commerce St

    Newark, NJ 07102

    Web Address:

    http://www.lsnj.org

    Areas Served:

    Essex County

    Business Hours:

    Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Main Phone (973) 624-4500
    Alternate Phone (888) 576-5529 Toll Free: 1-888-LSNJ-LAW
    Alternate Phone (973) 824-3000
    Fax (973) 624-8745 Fax number for service

    Email: fchavana@lsnj.org

    Features:

    Languages other than English

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required