Education, Personal Rights and Privileges Law

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:


New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

New Jersey Parental Rights in Special Education

Autism New Jersey

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey

Dyslexia Resources

New Jersey Family Care

Social Security Administration

State of New Jersey Senior Services

New Jersey Department of Health

Aging and Disability Resource Connection

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services

New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities

Planned Lifetime Assistance of New Jersey

Benefit CheckUp


Domestic Violence

National Sexual Assault Assistance

Go to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation web site at
And obtain free publications including Domestic Violence – The Law And You


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

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    (suicide prevention) 855-654-6735 or call 911

ReachNJ – State of New Jersey: Facing Addiction Taskforce  –


Go to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation web site at
and obtain free publications including Adpotion

Self-Help Resource Center – NJ Judiciary  – – The New Jersey Judiciary prepared written materials for individuals who choose to represent themselves in some legal matters.


GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

U.S. Department of Education – Bullying on Disability

U.S. Department of Education – Bullying & Harassment

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Stop Bullying Website

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Stop Bullying – New Jersey

U.S. Department of Education – Resources for LGBTQ Students

U.S. Department of Education – Sexual Harassment Resources

U.S. Department of Education – Race and National Origin Discrimination


American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey – Students’ and Youth Rights

Education Law Center

National Education Policy Center

New Jersey Department of Education Resources Index

U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education – IDEA

U.S. Department of Education – FERPA

U.S. Department of Education – ESSA


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