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January-February 2024January-February 2024

  • Understanding Your 2023 Taxes
  • New Jersey Minimum Wage for 2024 Is $15.13 for Most Employees
  • New Program for Mistreated Non-Citizen Workers
  • Renters’ Rights: What if my lease term expires? Am I still a tenant?


December 2023December 2023

  • Nutrition Assistance Programs: SNAP and WIC
  • 2024 Social Security Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)
  • SNAP Eligibility for College Students
  • Renters’ Rights: An apartment complex has a minimum income requirement. I make enough if you include my voucher. Should I apply?


November 2023November 2023

  • Help With Your Energy and Water Bills: Many COVID Enhancements to NJ’s Gas and Electric Assistance Programs Are Now Permanent, and New Shut-Off Protections Are In Place
  • How To Change Your Child’s Name in New Jersey
  • Your Rights When Your Employer Attempts to Restrict Your Employment Opportunities through a Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Renters’ Rights: The Landlord Must Prove Grounds for Eviction First!


October 2023October 2023

  • Voting in New Jersey
  • Service and Support Animals in New Jersey
  • Recent Changes to Unemployment Law
  • Renters’ Rights: Tenant Protections for Domestic Violence Victims—NJ Safe Housing Act


September 2023September 2023

  • School Residency During Family Crisis
  • Five Most Common Types of Driver’s License Suspensions
  • Long-Term Care “Bill of Rights” Protects LGBTQI and HIV+ Residents from Discrimination
  • Renters’ Rights: Changes to the Landlord-Tenant Court Process


July-August 2023July-August 2023

  • School Residency Requirements
  • Know Your Educational Rights!
  • School Nutrition Programs: Your Child Could Be Eligible
  • Rights of Homeless Students


June 2023June 2023

  • Celebrating recent efforts to protect New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ community
  • How to Change Your Name in New Jersey
  • Renters’ Rights - Rental Assistance Programs: Where to Look and What to Do if a Landlord Does Not Comply


May 2023May 2023

  • Hurricane Ida Programs for Renters and Homeowners
  • Public Benefits and Immigrant Families
  • The Right to Contraceptive Care


April 2023April 2023

  • When is an eviction matter confidential?
  • Siblings’ Bill of Rights aims to preserve sibling relationships during foster care placement
  • National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 23-29
  • Expungement for Victims of Identity Theft
  • “One Time Only” PTI rule lifted for prior marijuana-related conditional discharges


March 2023March 2023

  • Get Ready for the Medicaid Restart
  • New Jersey Minimum Wage for 2023 is $14.13 for Most Employees
  • Renters’ Rights: What is a legal rent increase?
  • 2022 Index


January-February 2023January-February 2023

  • Understanding Your 2022 Taxes
  • Available Resources for Survivors of Human Trafficking in New Jersey
  • Sexual Extortion: What You Need To Know
  • Renters’ Rights: Change to Landlord-Tenant Court Process–What happens if you do not show up at a case management conference?


December 2022December 2022

  • New Rights for Water Customers
  • NJ FamilyCare to Cover All Kids Starting in January
  • NJ SNAP Benefits Changes: What You Need to Know
  • Updated Free Legal Handbooks for Parents – Child Abuse & Neglect and Termination of Parental Rights
  • Renters’ Rights: In-Person Eviction Trials Are Back in County Courts


November 2022November 2022

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  • Choosing a Plan on New Jersey’s Health Insurance Marketplace
  • ANCHOR Property Tax Relief for Renters and Homeowners
  • Landlord-Tenant Updates
  • Accessible State and Local Government Services for People With Disabilities in New Jersey
  • Time Limits – Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) and Emergency Assistance (EA)
  • Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance (ERMA)
  • Understanding Bank Levies
  • In-Person Unemployment Appointments Are Now Available!
  • Learn About Your Rights in the Criminal Justice System as a Youth Trafficking Survivor


October 2022October 2022

  • The 19 Crimes of Domestic Violence
  • Online Safety
  • How Can I Stop Online Harassment?
  • New Rules Adopted for Lead Paint Inspections of Rental Properties
  • Updated Procedures to File for a Name Change
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September 2022September 2022

  • Monkeypox (MPX) Declared a Public Health Emergency
  • Tips for heading back to school
    • Affordable Connectivity Program
    • Did You Know? Facts about your educational rights
    • What You Can Do When You Disagree With a Special Education Decision
  • Understanding Wage Garnishments
  • Reviewing Your Unemployment Record
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July-August 2022July-August 2022

  • Know Your Protections Regarding Employment Termination
  • Keeping Cool and Well-Fed This Summer
  • Help for New Moms: Increased Medicaid Coverage and Maternal Mental Health Hotline
  • What to Do About Employment Discrimination
  • COVID-19 At-Home Testing Options

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June 2022June 2022

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  • How to Apply for Waivers of Pandemic-Related Unemployment Overpayments
  • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary: A New Medicare Savings Program
  • Medicaid Eligibility and the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Method of Calculating Income
  • New Federal Benefit Provides Affordable Broadband Access
  • Affordable Connectivity Program
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May 2022May 2022

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  • Students with Special Education Needs May Be Entitled to COVID-Related Compensatory Education
  • Students Aging Out of Special Education During COVID May Get an Additional Year of Services
  • CHIP Health Insurance Wait Periods and Premiums Remain Suspended
  • Medicaid Renewals: The Start Is in Sight
  • New Jersey Releases Guidelines for Preventing Human Trafficking in Schools
  • Learn About the Open Public Meetings Act
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Special Reentry Edition (April 2022)Special Reentry Edition (April 2022)

  • Reentry Benefits Extended and Longstanding Drug Conviction Ban Repealed
  • Licensing Barriers Removed for Those With Conviction Records
  • Expanded Expungement Relief Helps Decriminalize Addiction
  • Vacatur and Expungement Law Benefits Human Trafficking Survivors
  • NJ Courts Launch Electronic Filing System for Expungements
  • Guide to NJ’s E-Filing for Expungements: A Guide to Eligibility and Resources
  • Expunging Marijuana-Related Convictions
  • Automated Expungement for Marijuana and Hashish-Related Cases


April 2022April 2022

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  • At Risk of Homelessness? Here’s What You Need to Know About Emergency Assistance and Time Limit Extensions
  • If You Disagree With a Welfare Decision, You Can Challenge It
  • 2022 Social Security COLA Increased 5.9%
  • National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Is April 24-30
  • If Someone Committed Crimes in Your Name, Here’s How You Can Clear Your Record
  • Identity Thief Tries to Claim Your Tax Refund. Now What?
  • Survivors of Sexual Violence Community Legal Education Materials
  • Public Service Announcement: DOJ Settles Against Joseph Centanni for Sexual Harassment in Housing
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March 2022March 2022

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  • Your Rights Under the Fair Chance Housing Act
  • Expanded Expungement Relief Helps Decriminalize Addiction
  • Medicaid Terminations Still Suspended
  • Social Security Resumes Limited In-Person Hearings
  • Accessing Free Community COVID-19 Resources
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January-February 2022January-February 2022

  • Understanding your 2021 taxes
  • Human trafficking prevention
    • New vacatur and expungement bill signed into law
    • Debt bondage repair act
    • Changes to VCCO regulations
  • Statewide programs helps low-income landlords and tenants prevent eviction
  • New law extends reentry benefits
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