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LSNJ LAW has just been redesigned to better answer your legal questions, help you with your legal problems, or just teach you more about the law.
Please visit our new Web site at http://www.lsnjlaw.org.

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  • New Jersey Office of the Public Defender - This is the official website of the Office of the Public Defender, which represents low-income people who are charged with breaking New Jersey criminal laws. The website has a trial services section that explains the rights and responsibilities of people who are represented by the Public Defender’s Office.

  • Federal Public Defender for the District of New Jersey - This is the official website of the Federal Public Defender, which represents low-income people who are charged with breaking federal criminal laws. The website contains the addresses and phone numbers for the offices of the New Jersey Federal Public Defender.

  • Pre-Trial Intervention Program (from the N.J. Judiciary) - Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) is a special program to allow people charged with breaking a law for the first time to have the charges against them dismissed if they meet the requirements of a special order. A person must apply and be accepted into the PTI program. This website explains the PTI program in question-and-answer format.

 

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Low-income New Jerseyans can get free legal help by phone: call our toll-free hotline at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (1-888-576-5529), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Outside of New Jersey, please call 732-572-9100 and ask to be transferred to the hotline.