Project to offer legal advice

Newton. Project Self-Sufficiency offers free legal advice and limited legal representation. Sessions are free to residents meeting financial need requirements.

Newton /
Sep 09 2019 | 02:57 PM

    Free legal advice and limited legal representation is available at Project Self-Sufficiency for income-eligible area residents.

    Private meetings with an attorney can be scheduled to discuss housing and landlord-tenant issues; public entitlements like Medicare, Medicaid, public assistance and Social Security; bankruptcy and mortgage modifications; divorce and family law; or other issues.

    Convenient daytime and evening appointments are available; some participants may be even eligible for free legal representation. Individual consultations about a variety of legal concerns will be offered on Wednesdays, 1–5 p.m.; meetings to discuss topics related to family law will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m. The sessions are free and open to area residents who meet income eligibility requirements; consultations are by appointment only.

    To make an appointment for a legal consultation or to find out more about the other services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.