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Eastern Housing Court lawyer for the day

Get basic legal advice, help understanding laws and your rights, and assistance filling out forms

Days and times

Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. 
Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
First come basis


Outside Courtroom 10 on the 5th floor of the Edward Brooke Courthouse


Serves both landlords and tenants


Legal advice and strategy; help filling out forms; referral to service agencies; representation in mediation; may file court appearance

Other information

Project provides advice to both BHA and private tenants, as well as landlords. 

For more information contact the clerk's office at (617) 788-8486.

Administered by the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP): (617) 423-0648