Welcome to the Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County.  We are a certified 501(C)(3) tax exempt charitable organization.  Our mission is to provide legal aid to indigent residents of Monmouth County.  We believe that by helping people in need, we make our community as a whole a better place.

Our staff takes calls at (732) 556-8268  Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm to screen applicants to determine if they are eligible for legal aid.  If a candidate is eligible they fill out a detailed application to determine if they meet our financial guidelines, and case requirements.  Upon approval, our staff refers out the case to an attorney who will volunteer their time to handle the case.  

Due to the coronavirus, and ongoing construction, our Ocean Township office remains temporarily closed.  All operations are being run out of the Freehold Superior Courthouse. Applicants may continue to apply for pro bono legal services and should telephone the office to inquire into the guidelines for eligibility and initial screening.  If you would like to apply and schedule an in person interview, please download and complete our application form and email it to monmouthlegalaidapps@gmail.com.  Thank you!  We look forward to assisting you.

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Please be advised our prior phone number (732) 869-5619 is no longer in use.