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Military Legal Help Line

The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service is committed to serving military members, veterans, and their families through our Military Legal Help Line.

This line connects veterans, military personnel, and their families with lawyers and other legal resources appropriate to their needs. We make referrals to qualified attorneys, or the appropriate legal service or government agency. The attorneys who accept referrals through the Military Legal Help Line have completed specialized training to understand the legal issues facing military members, veterans, and their families in a variety of practice areas.

We have panels dedicated to helping clients with Bankruptcy Law, Employment Law, Family Law, and Trusts & Estates, Benefits, and more. Please indicate your military affiliation when contacting us, so our intake specialists make the most accurate referral.

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News & Events

January 7, 2020

Need help with Record Sealing?

A criminal record, for many, operates as a major barrier to employment and housing. Many people with records have not actually been convicted of a crime or have been convicted of a minor offense that occurred at a young age and/or long ago. Although Massachusetts law enables individuals to seal their records in circumstances where the record has no bearing on their employment capability, many individuals who are eligible...

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December 7, 2019

Consumer Protection: Shop Safe This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, many shoppers are anxious about getting the best deals on gifts while remaining safe and protected against deceptive business practices...

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November 22, 2019

New Tool for Determining Veterans Benefits

Massachusetts is home to approximately 325,000 of the nation’s veterans, many of whom experience financial instability and struggle with poverty, despite state resources available. The Massachusetts program known as Chapter 115, provides financial aid for food, housing, clothing and medical care to veterans and their dependents with limited incomes...

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