Free legal help is available to low-income people who:

  • are trying to become guardian of a child or an adult who can't care for him or herself.
  • are guardians of child or adult family members and need help with the Care Plans and Annual Reports guardians need to fill out and give to the court.

One morning a week, lawyers and law students will be at these courthouses to help low-income people who qualify for legal aid:

Suffolk County Probate & Family Court in Boston

  • Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 3rd Floor of the Brooke Courthouse in the hallway outside the Register's office.

Middlesex County Probate & Family Court in Cambridge

  • Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 2nd Floor of the Courthouse in East Cambridge.

Norfolk County Probate & Family Court in Canton

  • Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Register's office.

In other divisions of the Probate and Family Court, please see the Lawyer of the Day for assistance.

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