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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

02/06/2019
Various

Since 2014, MAGI or Modified Adjusted Gross Income has been the  income methodology used by MassHealth for most people under age 65, and

01/29/2019
National Consumer Law Center

Step by step advocacy guide for helping low-income households stop utility shut offs, arrange payment plans, secure assistance to pay arr

01/24/2019
MLRI

The Governor’s FY 2020 Budget Proposal: Preliminary Analysis of Selected Cash and Nutrition Assistance,  Child Welfare, Health Care, Home

07/25/2018
National Housing Law Project

The resource, updated annually, is a compilation of state and local laws that impact the housing rights of domestic violence survivors.

11/19/2017
Greater Boston Legal Services (Pauline Quirion)
10/13/2018
Pauline Quirion (GBLS)

Summary of the law related to sealing and expunging criminal and juvenile records after criminal justice reform in 2018

02/05/2013
MLRI

Massachusetts law provides important rights to tenants who are facing an eviction or who have been evicted.

08/30/2018
Betsy Gwin, Legal Services Center

The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School recently updated our self-help guide about the Chapter 115 B

08/30/2018
Health Care for All

This is a link to HCFA's page on  new state law called the Protecting Access to Confidential Health Care (PATCH) Act that took effect Jul

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