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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

household members of clients we assisted

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Upcoming Events

  • Expungements Informational Webinar
    Zoom
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Oct 26, 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.
  • Post-Divorce Motions Informational Webinar
    Zoom
    Multiple Dates
    Register Now
    Oct 27, 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.
  • 2021 Pro Bono Celebration
    Virtual Celebration (link in email)
    Nov 04, 5:00 PM
    Virtual Celebration (link in email)
    CELEBRATE PRO BONO WITH US! The evening will feature guests, performances and a lively panel discussing the intersection of racial and economic justice and its impact on the New Jerseyans we serve -- and how together we can make a difference.
  • 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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