The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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MassLegalServices offers resources and information about legal issues facing lower income Massachusetts residents to legal services advocates and social services professionals. If you are not a lawyer or legal advocate, you will probably find MassLegalHelp more useful.

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Recent Library Content

08/24/2016 - MLRI
Click the "go to webiste" link below to access a step by step toolkit on how to file a complaint for unpaid wages with the Massachusetts... Read more
08/18/2016 - SSA
SSA updated its POMS to clarify the policies regarding when collection of an SSI overpayment is against equity and good conscience. In... Read more
08/17/2016 - LGBT Aging Center
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the... Read more
08/15/2016 - MLRI
The MassHealth Income Chart has been revised to reflect changes in the Health Safety Net that went into effect on June 1st, 2016.
07/19/2016 - Carey, Superior Court
Successful 30A appeal of an adverse decision by a Department of Children and Families' Fair Hearing Officer. DCF charged the parents with... Read more

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