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Where can I get legal help?

Last Updated: 09/24/2021

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.

For free legal assistance, visit their site or contact their hotline online at and over the phone at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (1-888-576-5529).

In addition, you can contact the LSNJ office in your county. To find your local legal services office, refer to LSNJ's county directory..

For more local resources on a range of issues including public benefits, domestic violence, bankruptcy, debt, and immigration, visit 211.

If you are at risk of eviction or concerned about paying rent, visit to learn about eviction protections and rental assistance in New Jersey.

In addition, those facing eviction or foreclosure can contact a State housing counselor or reach out to a legal services organization in your community.

Source: US District Court, District of NJ; NJ 211; Executive Order No. 106;;