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south ward promise neighborhood PROGRAM 

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) provides free legal services to people with certain civil legal (non-criminal) matters in New Jersey, and now in partnership with South Ward Promise Neighborhood, VLJ is providing direct services to families in the South Ward. Families can participate in services by attending:

  1. FREE Legal Intake Clinic

Every month, on the first and third Wednesday, from 2:30 to 4:30, individuals can sit down with an attorney to discuss on-going issues. To make an appointment call 862-229-5689.

 

OFFICE HOURS

Achieve Community Charter School

534 Clinton Avenue

Newark, N, 07108

2. FREE Know-Your-Right Legal Seminars and Workshops

An experienced attorney will speak about legal issues that might be helpful to you. Upcoming dates can be found below:  

Financial Debt and Your Rights

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Location: Achieve Community Charter School, 534 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Child Support

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Location: Weequahic Library, 355 Osborne Terrace, Newark, NJ 07112

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Taxes and Your Rights: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Location: Achieve Community Charter School, 534 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

What is Domestic Violence and How the Law Can Help You

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Location: Weequahic Library, 355 Osborne Terrace, Newark, NJ 07112

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Clearing Your Criminal Record: What Are Your Rights Under the Expungement Law?

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Location: Achieve Community Charter School, 534 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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