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

Massachusetts courthouses will be closed to the general public until at least May 4, 2020, except for emergencies. Emergencies must be determined and approved by the presiding judge and Chief Justice of the applicable Trial Court department. If you have a court date scheduled during the month of April, it will be rescheduled to a…


MA Courts and Legal Services Office Closure

MA courts are closed today, March 16 and Tuesday March 17. The Legal Services office will reopen on Wednesday. Our answering service is available but only on the main number – 781-273-3939. Individual attorneys can be reached by email. Mary P. O’Malley, Administrator can be reached at 

Motor Vehicle Traffic Stops

Tips if you are ever pulled over by law enforcement while operating a motor vehicle: Put on your signal immediately, and pull over in a place that is safe for you and the officer; If it’s nighttime, turn on your overhead light; Lower all of your windows all of the way; Keep your hands visible…


Property Rights of Unmarried Couples

While no one wants a relationship failure, the fact is that it happens. If you have entered into joint ownership of real estate or a joint living arrangement with a partner, the economic fallout from a break up may be financially damaging.  While we can’t help with the emotional part, we can help you plan…



Common Sense for Social Media The internet lives forever and what you post also lives on and can come back to haunt you, particularly if you are engaged in a court case of any sort. In the first instance, it is important to remember that anything you post on social media is most likely admissible…


New Administrator

Effective July 1, 2016 the Fund has a new Administrator, Mary P. O’Malley, Esq. Cesare Pietrangelo retired from the Fund after serving more than 46 years as staff attorney/Administrator.

New Mailing Address

Effective January 1, 2016 the Fund has a new mailing address. Please update your records to the following new mailing address: Massachusetts Laborers’ Legal Services Fund 1400 The District Avenue Suite 100 Burlington, MA 01803 Please note our physical address has not changed and all other contact information has remained the same. View Announcement