Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County
The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County provides appropriate pro bono representation to indigent Monmouth County residents who meet our eligibility guidelines.
The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County, Inc. has a part-time Director who is a NJ attorney. After completing an application, clients are interviewed. If there is an agency available to resolve their type of case, they are referred to that agency. If the problem requires litigation and the client meets the financial eligibility guidelines and the case requirements, the Director finds an attorney who will represent the client on a pro bono basis.
The Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County represents only residents of Monmouth County, NJ who have cases in Monmouth County.
Types of Cases Considered:
- Civil cases with a trial location in Monmouth County where the value of the case exceeds $1,000 and the client is the defendant.
- Bankruptcy – If Conflict of Interest From Ocean Monmouth Legal Services.
- Landlord/Tenant Matters
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Child Visitation
Excludes criminal, police matters and plaintiff suits for recovery of monies on which contingent representation would be available.
|Eligibility||Indigent and/or handicapped individuals in Monmouth County. Call for specific eligibility|
Basic Needs / Assistance
Legal / Advocacy
Last Updated: 09/14/20