Here you will find the latest announcements and reminders about your Legal Services Fund benefits. Please check this page often for the latest updates.

Courthouse Closures

In the Massachusetts state court system, a phased resumption of jury trials began on Jan. 11, 2021. Courts will operate with no more than 50% of staff working in a court department or office at any time, until April 5, 2021. Those who have tested positive for the coronavirus, have symptoms or may have been exposed…

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Dicas e recursos para uma época de festas saudável e feliz

    Nesta temporada de férias, todos nós poderíamos usar algum tempo para relaxar. Você e sua família ainda podem tornar essas férias inesquecíveis enquanto se mantêm seguros e saudáveis. Para começar, tente limitar as reuniões internas aos membros de sua família imediata e encontre novas maneiras de comemorar com seus entes queridos nas festas…

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Co-parenting during the holidays

An open letter regarding co-parenting during the holidays from Chief Justice John D. Casey   For information on the court system response to COVID-19, please  click here. For information on eFiling in the Probate and Family Court, please click here.

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COVID-19 Travel Order

Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible. All visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning…

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Conselho Jurídico Gratuito, Sem Custo Para Você

Inglês ou espanhol aqui.   Estamos juntos, não importa o que aconteça — incluindo quando se trata de casos legais. Se você está comprando sua primeira casa, se estiver envolvido em acidente de trânsito, ou se precisa de aconselhamento para qualquer processo judicial, podemos oferecer representação e consultoria jurídica gratuita, para até 3 casos qualificados…

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Consejería legal gratuita para usted

Leer en inglés o portugués.    Estamos juntos pase lo que pase – incluyendo cuando de casos legales se trata. Sea el caso que usted está comprando su primera casa, tuvo un accidente de tránsito o necesita consejos para un caso en la corte, podemos proveerle consejos legales y representación de forma gratuita por hasta…

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Free Legal Counsel, At No Cost to You

Read here in Spanish or Portuguese.   We stand together no matter what — including when it comes to legal cases. Whether you’re buying your first home, got into a traffic accident, or need advice for an upcoming court case, we can provide you with free legal counsel and representation for up to 3 qualifying cases…

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Courthouse Closures

Massachusetts courthouses will remain closed to the general public until at least July 1, 2020, except for emergencies. The Trial Court departments have issued standing orders and guidelines specifying what constitutes an emergency matter in that particular court and have posted all such orders and guidelines on the Court System Response to COVID-19 webpage. The…

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court – New Order

The Supreme Judicial Court issued a new order regarding the operation of Massachusetts state courts and courthouses in June. The order will go into effect June 1, 2020, and replace the current order which was effective on May 4, 2020. A comparison of the key provisions of the May and June orders is available on the court’s website.  In addition,…

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