The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Welcome to MassLegalServices.org, the online poverty law library and collaboration resource for legal services advocates in Massachusetts.

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.

To see if free legal representation for your civil legal problem is available, use the Massachusetts Legal Resource Finder.

If you are an attorney looking for a pro bono opportunity, see www.MassProBono.org -- the website for pro bono attorneys and volunteers in Massachusetts.

Recent Library Content

01/26/2015 - MLRI
Federal and state SNAP rules provide for replacement of food lost by individual SNAP recipients due to "household misfortune." Household... Read more
01/20/2015 - Immigration Advocates Network, American Bar Association, Pro Bono Net
The Unaccompanied Children Resource Center offers free legal resources and information for advocates and immigrants.   Children and their... Read more
10/11/2013 - Board of Review
Claimant has good cause to limit her availability to part-time employment because she is unable to afford daycare for her newborn and... Read more
11/04/2013 - Board of Review
A bus driver suffering from an enlarged prostate, having been stuck in unusually heavy traffic, urinated publicly to avoid wetting himself... Read more
12/30/2013 - Board of Review
The Board held claimant’s separation involuntary when her employer required her to decide, months prior to giving birth, that she would... Read more

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