Free legal advice available at Project Self-Sufficiency

Community. Have a family law issue that you'd like to discuss with an attorney? Project Self-Sufficiency offers free help for income-qualified local residents. For a consultation, call 973-940-3500.

08 Nov 2019 | 02:37

Free legal advice and limited legal representation is available at Project Self-Sufficiency for income-eligible area residents. Private meetings with an attorney can be scheduled to discuss housing and landlord-tenant issues; public entitlements like Medicare, Medicaid, public assistance and Social Security; bankruptcy and mortgage modifications; divorce and family law; or other issues.

Convenient daytime and evening appointments are available; some participants may be even eligible for free legal representation. Individual consultations about a variety of legal concerns will be offered on Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; meetings to discuss topics related to family law will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 21, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The sessions are free and open to area residents who meet income eligibility requirements; consultations are by appointment only.

To make an appointment for a legal consultation or to find out more about the other services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500.

Legal consultations at Project Self-Sufficiency are made possible by funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey and Legal Services of Northwest New Jersey, Inc. Information about Project Self-Sufficiency is also available at www.projectselfsufficiency.org.