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For immediate release: May 16, 2005
For further information: Judith Irizarry, Ombudsman
Superior Court of New Jersey, Mercer Vicinage
(609) 571-4205

Mercer Vicinage Hosts Free Workshops for Mercer County Residents

The Mercer Vicinage Superior Court, the Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns and the Mercer County Bar Association will present two community education workshops on May 17, today announced Mercer Vicinage Assignment Judge Linda Feinberg.

"Community education is an important component of our month-long "Law Day" celebration," said Judge Feinberg. "We hope the public will take advantage of these opportunities to learn more about their court system."

A workshop on child support will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ewing Township Municipal Building at 2 Jake Garzio Dr., Ewing Township. Presenters from the Mercer Vicinage Child Support Enforcement Unit, the Mercer Vicinage Family Division, the New Jersey Division on Welfare, and the Mercer County Bar Association will offer an overview of child support services and answer questions from the public on topics such as requesting or modifying child support orders.

In addition, a program on gang awareness will be held in the meeting room at Shiloh Baptist Church at 340 Reverend S. Howard Woodson Jr. Way from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 17. The program will include interactive presentations and a panel discussion by various state, county and community officials. The public is invited to bring questions, obtain valuable resource information and participate in the panel discussions.

The workshops are open to the public and are free of charge. No registration is required.

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