Sunday, March 3, 2013
Free Legal Assistance
- in Massachusetts -
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Free Legal Assistance
Legal Services and other non-profit organizations give free legal assistance to low-income and elderly Massachusetts residents. Legal Services and other organizations also help noncitizens with immigration problems. In addition, several organizations offer free online and telephone hotline legal help with housing, public benefits, elder rights, family law, health care, and other issues important to Massachusetts residents.
Legal Services Programs
Legal Services programs throughout Massachusetts provide free legal assistance to low-income and elderly residents. Legal Services programs offer legal help with housing issues, government benefits, family law, and other non-criminal legal issues.
Legal Help Online / Hotline
Several legal organizations provide free online legal information and telephone hotlines for Massachusetts residents with legal questions about housing, public benefits, consumer law, elder law, education, tax credits, and health care.
Legal Help for Immigrants
Massachusetts immigrants can get low-cost or free legal help with green card applications, deportation proceedings, asylum cases, family-based visa petitions, citizenship, and other immigration matters. Organizations that provide legal help for immigrants offer counseling, application assistance, referrals, and legal representation.
Legal Help - Specialized
Several legal organizations in Massachusetts give free legal help to residents with specific types of legal problems:
Health Law Advocates helps people who have legal problems concerning health insurance or medical care.
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau provides free legal help to low income residents of Suffolk and Middlesex counties who have civil legal problems involving housing, family law, government benefits, and wage and hour issues
Children's Law Center of Massachusetts gives free legal representation to children and youth in crisis who are unable to afford a private lawyer
HIV/AIDS Legal Services agencies help HIV-positive residents handle legal matters related to their HIV status
Disability Law Center gives free legal assistance to Massachusetts residents with disabilities who have been discriminated against because of their disability
- See more at: http://www.massresources.org/legal.html#sthash.giUcSdN5.dpuf