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Rights and Privileges Law

Estates and Trusts
Consumer, Discrimination, Education, Elder, Healthcare, Schooling and Special Needs 

In an ever more confrontational and complex world, understanding your rights, protecting your loved ones, and responding to an adverse claim, is paramount.  At Garrity Graham Murphy Garofalo & Flinn our knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys are here to help you navigate the maze of forms, laws regulations resources and even litigation if necessary.

Whether your issue involves education law or school related concerns such as accommodation requests, discipline and related hearings, IEP evaluations and compliance, 504 plans, transcripts and college reporting or special needs – or involves issues of elder law, governmental benefits, disability or general public or employment discrimination, we are here to help.

As  a service to our clients we periodically provide a sampling of family and rights related resource links which may help you start your inquiry and frame your questions or get you the assistance you need. We have provided a listing below and hope you find it interesting and useful.

If we can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our attorneys.

Family Rights and Privileges Resource Links:

Special Needs Resources

New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/overview.shtml

New Jersey Parental Rights in Special Education
http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/form/prise/prise.pdf

Autism New Jersey
www.autismnj.org

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey
http://cpnj.org

Dyslexia Resources
http://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/dyslexia/prof.shtml

New Jersey Family Care
http://www.njfamilycare.org

Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov

State of New Jersey Senior Services
http://www.state.nj.us/nj/community/senior/

New Jersey Department of Health
http://www.state.nj.us/health/

Aging and Disability Resource Connection
http://www.adrcnj.org/

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/home/index.html

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/index.html

Planned Lifetime Assistance of New Jersey
https://www.plannj.org

Benefit CheckUp
https://www.benefitscheckup.org

Domestic Abuse Resources

Domestic Violence
https://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/

National Sexual Assault Assistance
https://www.RAINN.org

Go to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation web site at https://njsbf.org
And obtain free publications including Domestic Violence – The Law And You

New Jersey Help Lines

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK [8255]) is a United States-based suicide prevention network of 161 crisis centers that provides a 24/7, toll-free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. After dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the caller is routed to their nearest crisis center to receive immediate counseling and local mental health referrals. The Lifeline supports people who call for themselves or someone they care about.  In an emergence call 911.

New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hotlines
njhopeline.com    (suicide prevention) 855-654-6735 or call 911

www.suicide.org/hotlines/new-jersey-suicide-hotlines.html

ReachNJ - State of New Jersey: Facing Addiction Taskforce  - reachnj.gov
www.newjersey.gov/humanservices/clients/addiction
www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhas/initiatives/managed/IME_Hotline_Flyyer.pdf

Adoption, Child Custody and Divorce Resources

Go to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation web site at https://njsbf.org
and obtain free publications including Adpotion

Self-Help Resource Center - NJ Judiciary  - www.njcourts.gov/selfhelp/index.html - The New Jersey Judiciary prepared written materials for individuals who choose to represent themselves in some legal matters.

Bullying and Cyber Bullying Resources

GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network
https://www.glsen.org

U.S. Department of Education – Bullying on Disability
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/pro-students/issues/dis-issue08.html

U.S. Department of Education – Bullying & Harassment
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/pro-students/issues/roi-issue06.html

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Stop Bullying Website
https://www.stopbullying.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Stop Bullying – New Jersey
https://www.stopbullying.gov/laws/new-jersey/index.html

U.S. Department of Education – Resources for LGBTQ Students
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/lgbt.html

U.S. Department of Education – Sexual Harassment Resources
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/sexharassresources.html

U.S. Department of Education – Race and National Origin Discrimination
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/faq/race-origin.html

Schooling and Educational Resources

American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey – Students’ and Youth Rights
https://www.aclu-nj.org/theissues/studentyouthrights

Education Law Center
http://www.edlawcenter.org

National Education Policy Center
https://nepc.colorado.edu

New Jersey Department of Education Resources Index
http://nj.gov/nj/education/parents/resources/

U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/know.html?src=ft

U.S. Department of Education – IDEA
https://sites.ed.gov/idea/?src=ft

U.S. Department of Education – FERPA
https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html?src=ft

U.S. Department of Education – ESSA
https://www.ed.gov/essa?src=ft

PFLAG
https://www.pflag.org
 

 



The law offices of Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn provide legal services throughout the State of New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union, Middlesex and Passaic counties. Our attorneys specialize in the areas of Automobile Defense Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Defense, Employment-Related Practices, Environmental Law, Toxic Tort and Multi-District Litigation, Estates and Trusts, Family Law and Divorce, Healthcare Malpractice, Hospital Professional Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage and Litigation, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device, Premises and Security Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate and Transportation Law