Legal Resources

Legal issues are often complex and confusing. Most people find that they need help and advice in order to fully participate in the process. This page provides some legal resources and referrals that might be helpful in your situation.

Safe Passage Legal Program We offer legal help and assistance in Probate and Family Court.

The Massachusetts Court System has a Self Help Center provides information on preparing for court, and links to forms and processes.

Hampshire and Franklin Counties share a district attorney. For information on criminal issues, as well as training and education, visit the website of District Attorney David Sullivan.

Community Legal Aid serves western and central Massachusetts with legal advice and assistance and has expertise and specialists in domestic violence.

Massachusetts Law Reform Institute provides legal services in the areas of domestic violence, poverty, and other issues.

Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance has many resources for victims, including information about the legal process, and an extensive resource directory of victim service provider organizations.

The Massachusetts Justice Project provides legal assistance for eligible clients in Central and Western Massachusetts.

The domestic violence section of the Massachusetts Legal Help website provides information about restraining orders, child support, courts, and a wide range of related issues.

The Victims Rights Law Center provides legal help for victims of sexual assault in Massachusetts.