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Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this website. By using our website, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use.

No Legal Advice or Confidentiality

LSNJLAWSM is a legal resource, but does not constitute legal advice. Since the law is constantly evolving, information provided on LSNJLAWSM should not be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel, which is based on the specifics of your case. Your use of this site does not form an attorney-client relationship between you and LSNJ. Additionally, unsolicited information sent by you in a general email to LSNJ is not treated as confidential.

Use of the Website’s Information and Materials

LSNJLAWSM provides general information about New Jersey laws and resources as a service to people who cannot afford legal advice or representation. We reserve the right to change, update, add or remove portions of the website, and these Terms of Use at any time. Please check LSNJLAWSM periodically for changes.

No Warranties

While LSNJLAWSM makes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, we make no warranties as to its accuracy and assume no legal liability or responsibility for errors or omissions in content.

Limitation of Liability

By using this website, you acknowledge that LSNJ is not liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of or inability to use the site, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if LSNJ, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of or could have foreseen such damages, losses or expenses, and in the event of a failure of essential purpose, and regardless of the theory of legal liability, whether based in tort, negligence, contract, or other theory. In those states that do not allow this exclusion or limitation of liability for the foregoing excluded damages, LSNJ’s liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law. In no event shall LSNJ’s cumulative liability to you, for the foregoing excluded damages and any direct damages, exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).

Links To and From Other Sites

LSNJLAWSM contains links to other websites that provide additional resources. These links are usually listed in “Outside Links” and the owner of the site will be shown in parenthesis. You can also always see the website of the link by hovering over it with your cursor. LSNJ does not control these other websites, and you should consult their privacy policies regarding their use of your information.

Your Conduct

By using LSNJLAWSM, you agree not to:

  • disrupt, impair, alter or modify this website
  • attempt to collect any information of others, including passwords and account or other information
  • provide to or transmit through this site any material that is unlawful or violates the rights of others
  • engage in any screen scraping or data acquisition and consolidation
  • access any account or information that does not belong to you
  • otherwise engage in any unlawful or otherwise prohibited activity directly or indirectly related to this website

LSNJ reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the website at any time.

Ownership of Copyright and Trademarks

The copyrights in LSNJLAWSM pages, screens, text, and images and their arrangement, are owned by LSNJ or others as applicable, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the website are the property of LSNJ and other parties. LSNJ makes the legal information materials on this site available for use by individuals who cannot afford legal advice or representation. You may copy information from the website for your personal or educational use only, provided that each copy includes any copyright, trademark or service mark notice or attribution, as they appear, on the pages copied. The information and materials and marks may not be modified, copied, distributed, transmitted, displayed, or used to create derivative works or otherwise used for any commercial or public purpose without the express written permission of LSNJ. Copying and storing information from this website on another server is expressly prohibited.

LSNJ’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding the website can be reached as follows:

Rebecca Pressman
Copyright Agent
Legal Services of New Jersey
P.O. Box 1357
Edison, NJ 08818-1357
Phone: 732-572-9100
Fax: 732-572-0066
Email: [email protected]


If you choose to register for a product or service with LSNJLAWSM that requires a password, you may not allow any other person to access the website using your password. You agree to notify LSNJ if you become aware of unauthorized use of your password, and you agree to be responsible for all acts by anyone that accesses the website with your password.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless LSNJ from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, LSNJ’s attorneys fees arising out of any breach by you of any of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use, or any use by you of the website or transmission by you through the website. Upon receipt of any third party claim, LSNJ shall have the right to assume the sole defense thereof, at your expense, by representatives chosen by LSNJ. You shall provide LSNJ with such assistance, without charge, as may be requested by LSNJ in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing LSNJ with such information, documents, records and reasonable access to you, as LSNJ shall deem necessary. In no event shall you settle any third party claim or waive any defense without LSNJ’s prior written consent.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that your use of this website, the Terms of Use, and any tort claims arising from your use of the website or the Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey applicable to contracts made entirely within and wholly performed in the State of New Jersey without regard to conflicts of law principles, and you agree that the sole jurisdiction and venue shall be in the State of New Jersey, except that LSNJ may seek temporary injunctive relief in any venue of its choosing.

Remedies, Waivers and Injunctions

All remedies whatsoever available to LSNJ are cumulative and non-exclusive. No waiver or failure of LSNJ to require performance in any instance shall act as a waiver or bar in any subsequent or other instance. LSNJ shall not be required to post a bond or other security in order to obtain injunctive relief.

Severability, Survival and Binding Effect

If any portion of these Terms of Use is found invalid or unenforceable, all other portions are nonetheless valid and fully enforceable. In the event that these Terms of Use should be terminated or expire for any reason, the sections entitled as follows survive: “No Legal Advice or Confidentiality”, “No Warranties”, “Limitation of Liability”, “Links To and From Other Sites”, “Indemnification”, “Governing Law and Jurisdiction”, “Remedies, Waivers and Injunctions”, “Severability, Survival and Binding Effect”, and “Entire Agreement”. These Terms of Use shall bind and inure to the benefit of your and LSNJ’s respective successors, assigns, heirs, executors, trustees and administrators.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use are the entire agreement between you and LSNJ regarding your use of the website regardless of any other oral or written understandings and can only be amended by LSNJ in writing.​​​​​