WilmerHale Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School
122 Boylston Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone: 617-522-3003 - Fax: 617-522-0715
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Intake Staff


Legal assistance is provided in the following civil law areas:

Disability Benefits: Social Security Disability representation for disabled clients

Estate Planning: Estate planning and probate, guardianship, debt counseling and private insurance cases for low- and middle-income individuals
This service is only provided for veterans.

Consumer Law: Bankruptcy, Debt Management, Consumer, Mortgage Foreclosure and Predatory Lending

Family Law: Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Child & Spousal Support, Adoption, Guardianship, Guardian ad Litem court appointments and English/Spanish Pro Se Divorce Clinics
As of the 2017 edition, Family Law is not open for intake, except for Domestic Violence cases.

Housing Law: Eviction Defense due to foreclosure

Veteran's Issues: Veterans Benefits (service-connected disability, pension, and other programs from the VA), Veterans’ Services benefits (from Massachusetts cities and towns), other public benefit programs, discharge upgrades and designated civil matters

Services are limited due to staff availability.

Service hours:

M - F: 9am - 5pm; Intake hours vary - please call.

Requirements / Restrictions:

Suffolk County residents only. No criminal issues are handled.


Free for individuals below the poverty level.


Spanish-speaking interpreter and staff available.


Orange line: Stoney Brook

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(Categories for this entry: Legal)

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