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Our Mission

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services’s (NNJLS) mission is to ensure equal access to justice for residents of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties, NJ experiencing poverty. No one should be denied a meaningful opportunity to have their day in court simply because they cannot afford a lawyer.

Help promote access to justice in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties.

Visit our How to Apply page for
more information on eligibility.

 Help us continue our work in the communities that we love.

In 2020, we helped...

individuals with serious legal problems who could not afford a private attorney

senior citizens with legal matters putting their independence at risk 

survivors of domestic violence who obtained protection orders and financial support

 tenants facing eviction

consumers victimized by fraud, identity theft, and overwhelming debt

Our Services

Community Resources

people in households of the clients
we assisted

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Upcoming Events

  • PACC's Annual Arab Fair
    Clifton School 11
    Sep 18, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Clifton School 11, 147 Merselis Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011, USA
    Join us September 18th from 2-6pm at School #11 in Clifton for a fulfilled day of vendors, food, entertainment, dabka and raffles!
  • Post-Divorce Motions Informational Webinar
    Zoom
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Sep 22, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Zoom
    Passaic Vicinage staff and Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) will present a virtual workshop to assist self-represented litigants who are filing a post-divorce motion.
  • Expungements Informational Webinar
    Zoom
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Sep 28, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Staff from the Passaic and Hudson Vicinages, along with Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS), will present virtual workshops to assist self-represented litigants who are filing for an expungement application.
  • Divorce Process Informational Webinar
    Zoom
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Oct 14, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom
    The Passaic Vicinage staff along with Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) will present virtual workshops to assist self-represented litigants who are filing for a divorce application.
  • A Caregiver’s Perspective on Powers of Attorney, Financial/Medical, and Living Will Declarations
    Join by Telephone
    Nov 16, 2:30 PM – Nov 17, 3:30 PM
    Join by Telephone
    Presented by: Anna Navatta Esq. Northeast N.J. Legal Services To join by telephone contact 1-408-418-9388 toll free and enter access code # 2337 630 0796

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