Finding Your Way: Legal Services
Immigration Legal Services
Free Legal Services
Court Mediation Services of Framingham Court
600 Concord St., Framingham, MA
Telephone: 508-872- 9495
Impartial assistance in resolving serious disputes arising out of personal, family, social, and business relationships. Separation and divorce mediation also available.
Greater Boston Legal Services
197 Friend St., Boston, MA
Wide range of services for low-income and no-income clients. Criminal cases are not accepted.
Lawyer for the Day
Marlboro Courthouse, Marlboro, MA
Hours: Thursday: 8:30 am-1:00 pm
Confidential services. Listens to problems, reviews legal documents, gives advice, explains the court process, helps complete forms. Can help with divorce, paternity, child support, restraining orders, guardianships, will and estates, name changes, and other family law.
Lawyer Referral Services-
MA Bar Association
Telephone: 800-392-6164 / TDD: 617-338-2625
Provides services to determine if a lawyer is needed. Offers referrals to appropriate agencies (lawyer, government agencies, social service resources). Does not offer legal advice.
Mass Justice Project and Volunteer Lawyer Service
405 Main St., Suite 300, Worcester, MA
Telephone: 508-831-9888 / Toll Free: 1-888-427-8989
Hotline regarding divorce, parental rights, housing, SSI, welfare, and consumer issues. Serves low-income clients.
MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain St., Suite 304, Framingham, MA 01702
Telephone: 1-800-696-1501 and 508-620-1830
Free legal services to low-income clients from 36 area towns. They handle housing evictions, domestic violence, and government benefit appeals, and they represent children with special needs. They do not handle criminal cases or lawsuits. Portuguese and Spanish translators.
Framingham Courthouse, Framingham, MA
Can help victims of domestic violence with safety planning, obtaining restraining orders, information and referral, and support through the court process. Translators available upon request.
Womenís Bar Association
18 Tremont St., Suite 730, Boston, MA 02108
Offers referrals and support for women in need of legal services.