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Our Services

Harvard Defenders primarily focuses on two areas of legal assistance:

  • Providing free legal representation to low-income criminal defendants in criminal show-cause hearings before clerk-magistrates in the district courts.
  • Providing free referral services to callers who need legal assistance beyond the show-cause level.
  • If you and your household are financially eligible for Defenders' services, you may also be eligible for some public benefit programs.  We have created a public benefits site to help you determine which program you may be eligible for.  
Last modified: January 29, 2014

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