Legal Services of Northwest Jersey - Hunterdon

Location of Legal Services of Northwest Jersey in Hunterdon

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82 Park Ave, Flemington, NJ 08822

About Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc.

LSNWJ is a private nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to people with economic disadvantages in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties. Their mission focuses on equal access to justice, protecting basic needs like income, safe and affordable housing, access to quality health care, family stability and personal safety, and life with dignity in the community. They offer free legal help to eligible people and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity​​.

We provide a full range of legal services to eligible clients in the areas of Housing, Family , Consumer, Entitlements, Domestic Violence, Healthcare, and Advance Planning.

Specialized Services Include:

  1. Autonomy Law: LSNWJ enhances client autonomy by assisting in planning for their future and protecting individual rights and interests. This service is crucial for clients needing guidance on legal matters affecting their personal autonomy and rights​​.

  2. Consumer Law: They provide advice, negotiation, or representation for consumers in various scenarios, such as using credit cards, loans, personal bank accounts, and personal income tax matters. This service helps clients navigate consumer rights and financial legal issues​​.

  3. Family Law: LSNWJ offers a range of assistance in family law matters, including advice, document preparation, and in-court representation. Their services cover domestic and sexual violence, custody and parenting time, out-of-state relocation by a custodial parent, grandparent visitation, child and spousal support, divorce, and wills. This comprehensive approach addresses critical family-related legal challenges​​.

  4. Housing Law: They advise, negotiate, or represent tenants in cases related to eviction, rent subsidies, living conditions, lease issues, and security deposits. This service is vital for tenants facing legal challenges in their housing arrangements​​.

  5. Public Entitlements: LSNWJ assists individuals with government-provided entitlements to meet essential needs. They help clients whose benefits have been denied, reduced, or terminated, or those facing sanctions or overpayments. This service ensures that clients can access their rightful entitlements and benefits​​.

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