If you meet certain guidelines regarding income and the nature of your legal problem, a lawyer from your state will answer your question about a civil legal issue and email you a response. You can use this website to ask 3 different legal questions per year.
Offers a wide variety of civil legal services to victims of crime. Contact the program directly by calling (855) 252-5342 or apply for help online. To get help from a CLAVC lawyer:
You must be a victim or a survivor of a crime
You must have a civil (non criminal) legal problem that is a result of that crime;
You must live in Massachusetts, or the legal problem must be in Massachusetts. The crime does not need to have been reported to the police or prosecuted.
One Monarch Place Suite 400, Springfield , MA 01144, (413) 781-7814, (800) 639-1109
Free civil (non criminal) legal help to low-income and elderly people on issues relating to benefits and employment, elder law, families and children, housing and homelessness, or immigration. Apply online at any time at http://www.communitylegal.org/apply-online or call 855-252-5342 during these hours: Mon & Tue, Thur & Fri: 9:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m. and Wed 1:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
50 State Street, Springfield, MA 01102, (413) 733-6500 or email email@example.com. Open: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free essential legal and law-related services to area residents in need. There are no income restrictions or other limitations to participate.
Information for victims, survivors, and those who support them. Focuses on the emotional and psychological impact of crime, the complexities of navigating the criminal justice system and the rights to which victims, witnesses and families are entitled under MA law. Prepared by the Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance (MOVA) and the Victim Witness Assistance Board.
The Legal Resource Finder search results will give you contact information for legal aid programs, nonprofits, government agencies and court programs that may be able to help you with your legal issue for free or at a low cost. It will also give you links to legal information and self-help materials.
The state of Massachusetts provides self-help legal information about many areas, including housing, family law, small claims and traffic and ticket offenses. Also includes information about court forms, court house locations and hours. You can also use this website to ask questions of a law librarian via chat or email.