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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.




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


    5 Commerce St

    Newark, NJ 07102

    Web Address:

    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



    Languages other than English

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required