The following websites have legal information and materials, with a focus on Massachusetts law:
- MassLegalHelp - the legal information and self-help website for low-income people in Massachusetts
- MassLegalServices - the online poverty law library and collaboration resource for legal services advocates in Massachusetts
- MassProBono - the statewide website for pro bono lawyers in Massachusetts, includes a library section
- Massachusetts Court Self-Help Center - frequently asked questions and answers about issues that come up in Massachusetts courts
- Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries - extensive information about laws in Massachusetts, both online and in physical libraries
The following websites have legal information and materials that focus on specific aspects of Massachusetts law:
- Disability Law Center - legal information regarding legal rights and services for people with disabilities
- GLAD (GLBTQ Advocates & Defenders) - the New England LGBTQ and HIV legal rights resource
- Massachusetts Advocates for Children - includes information about autism, Boston school reform, childrens law support project, MCAS and the trauma and learning policy initiative
- Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee - numerous publications about the rights of people with mental illness in Massachusetts
Selected state and federal agency websites with legal information:
- Massachusetts Attorney General - consumer resources
- Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) - information about discrimination law in Massachusetts, and filing a complaint
- Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affiars - information and services for elders
- Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation - information about consumer rights and resources
- Social Security Administration Frequently Asked Questions - extensive information about Social Security, SSI and disability benefits
The following programs, sponsored by bar associations, give free legal information through drop in clinics or telephone numbers.
- Massachusetts Bar Association Dial-a-Lawyer: To use Dial-A-Lawyer, call (617) 338-0610 on the first Wednesday of the month between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
- Bar Association of Norfolk County Walk In Clinic: From 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on certain Tuesdays every other month, Call 617-471-9693 to confirm date or for more information.