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Massachusetts Legal Help
Massachusetts legal aid programs put together this website to help you find practical information about your legal rights
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Find civil legal help in Massachusetts -- depending upon your age, income and the kind of legal problem you are having, you may be eligible for free legal representation from a civil legal services program.

To find out which program serves people who live in your town, use the Find Legal Aid search below – you can search by town, zip code, or by clicking on the county that you live in as shown on the map.
If you are looking for the address or phone number of a specific legal services program, click on the program’s name from the list at the bottom of this screen.
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LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes about 95 percent of its total funding to 135 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 900 offices throughout the nation. LSC promotes equal access to justice by awarding grants to legal services providers through a competitive grants process; conducting compliance reviews and program visits to oversee program quality and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as restrictions that accompany LSC funding; and by providing training and technical assistance to programs. LSC encourages programs to leverage limited resources by partnering and collaborating with other funders of civil legal aid, including state and local governments, IOLTA, access to justice commissions, the private bar, philanthropic foundations, and the business community. The Corporation is headed by a bipartisan board of directors whose 11 members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
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This is a resource from the American Bar Association. They have a standing committee established to encourage attorneys to give back to their communities. You can find facilities in every state and typically the people answering the phones are attorneys as well.
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