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​​​​​​​​Welcome to the LSNJLAWSM website, provided by Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ). LSNJ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering free legal advice to low-income people in New Jersey. Find legal information by clicking on a legal topic or typing a few words into the search box. ​

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Family and Relationships (photo of family)

Family and Relationships

Learn about the laws that affect your relationships, including child support, custody, name changes, adoptions, and more.

How to Get a Restraining Order

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Dealing with Domestic Violence During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the Covid-19 court closures, domestic violence courts across the state are adjusting in different ways. Please contact the Domestic Violence Representation Project (DVRP) through our hotline for information about your specific county and for help preparing for a remote trial.

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