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Volunteer Tool Kit

Resources for volunteers starting out with the Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Training Materials

Training materials and videotaped trainings in a variety of practice areas.

Family Law

Training materials, sample pleadings, and useful information for attorneys with family law matters.

Guardianship

Training materials, sample pleadings, relevant statutes, and other resources for minor, adult, and Rogers guardianships.

Housing

Legal resources for landlord-tenant, home ownership, and foreclosure cases..

Employment

Resources on handling unemployment insurance (UI) and employment discrimination (MCAD) cases.

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy basics, information on filing requirements, and how VLP handles chapter 7 bankruptcies.

Consumer Law

Training manuals and other resources for attorneys with consumer debt matters.

MassHealth

Resources for attorneys on obtaining MassHealth benefits including an advocacy guide.

CORI

Resources for attorneys about sealing criminal records (CORI).

Government Benefits

Information about government benefits, including SSI/SSDI, welfare, and food stamps.

Veterans and Military Servicemembers

Resources for attorneys working with veterans or military servicemembers.

Limited Assistance Representation

Training materials and certification forms for Limited Assistance Representation.

Ethics

Ethics opinions, FAQ, and the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct.

Access to Justice

Articles, blogs, and features about the unmet civil needs of low-income clients and efforts to expand access to justice. Click here for the SJC's Pro Bono Honor Roll. .

VLP Newsletters and Annual Reports

 

Working with Interpreters and LEP Clients

Resources for working with interpreters and limited English proficient (LEP) clients.

 

 

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