Sunday, December 2, 2012

Eligible NJ 'Sandy' Victims May Qualify For Free Legal Help

In Edison, New Jersey, The Jersey Journal reports:

  • An Edison-based legal services firm is providing free legal help for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

    Legal Services of New Jersey(1) president Melville D. Miller Jr. said the storm left many residents facing eviction or foreclosure, and others struggling with applying for federal disaster aid.

    “Although our resources are badly stretched, Legal Services will find a way to assist Sandy victims,” Miller said in a statement. “It is essential to bring the expertise of our staff to bear on those problems.”

    Sandy victims in need of legal assistance can call LSNJ’s new hotline, (888) 222-5765, to determine if they are financially eligible. They can also visit the firm’s website at

    “We are here to help,” said Linda Babecki, LSNJ’s chief coordinator of its Sandy response.
Source: Hurricane Sandy victims can get free assistance from Legal Services of New Jersey.

See also Legal Services of NJ offers free advice to hurricane victims.

(1) Legal Services of New Jersey is the coordinating office for the state’s system of Legal Services programs, which provide essential legal aid in civil matters to low-income people in all of the state’s 21 counties.

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