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Get Legal Help for Family Law or Education Issues
If you are dealing with issues related to family (like marriage, divorce, juvenile offenses, adoption, and paternity) or education including special education, you may need an attorney. Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) coordinates the statewide Legal Services system in New Jersey, providing free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters. You can call them at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (1-888-576-5529) Monday through Friday from 8am to 5:30pm or apply online.
- If you are experiencing domestic violence, you may also want to call the 24 hour, 7 days a week National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233.
- New Jersey Child Support Program. You can learn more about the program here, called Title IV-D child support services. These services include which include establishing paternity, collecting payments, and enforcing payment arrangements. Click here to apply (FYI, this page also includes important notes about who Cannot apply) or call the help line at 1-877-655-4971.