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Free Legal Aid in Newark

Last updated: September 26, 2013

Do you have a legal issue, but cannot afford to hire an attorney? There are many options for free or low-cost legal services for residents of Essex County. The main ways are through non-profit legal assistance programs such as Legal Services of New Jersey, a statewide legal hotline with a regional branch in Newark, or other pro bono groups including the ACLU and law school clinics. There may be income limits that apply for individuals to qualify for free help. Contact the specific agency to learn more. Below is a list of several organizations available to help you.