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KidLaw is New Jersey’s foremost online information source on children and the law. Thousands of parents and caretakers, children, service providers, educators, attorneys, court staff and volunteers and others contact the KidLaw Legal Resource Center for information and assistance, publications and training on legal issues affecting children. Our library of publications, fact sheets, training manuals […]

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What We Do

What We Do We Inform. ACNJ researches issues and produces nationally-acclaimed reports to inform policymakers and the public and to advance solutions. Our NJ KIDS COUNT data on child well-being provides critical information to help informed decision-making leads to smarter choices that help more children. We Advocate. ACNJ works closely with state and federal lawmakers […]

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Nina Peckman, Staff Attorney

Nina Peckman

Nina Peckman works for ACNJ’s KidLaw Resource Center as a staff attorney, specializing in all aspects of education law and, as a member of the special education practitioners workgroup and the education law committee of the New Jersey Bar Association, takes part in education policy agendas. Fluent in Spanish and English, she primarily assists parents […]

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Mary Coogan

Mary directs ACNJ’s KidLaw Resource Center, which provides information on laws and legal processes affecting New Jersey children. She has also authored guides and articles on child welfare-related topics, and has represented ACNJ as amicus curiae before the N.J. Supreme Court in several cases. Mary is a member of the New Jersey Children in Court […]

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