The Legal Services Center
The People’s Law School:
Community Education Workshops
& Open House
Saturday, April 13th 2013
1:00pm – 5:00pm
122 Boylston Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
This is a Free Event, Registration Not Required
For More Information Call 617-522-3003
The Legal Services Center is a neighborhood law office that serves the legal needs of the community. We provide attorneys and legal assistance to financially eligible clients in civil matters. The People’s Law School is intended to educate and empower community members around everyday legal issues.
You are welcome to attend as few or as many of the clinics as you’d like. Come for just one session or stay for the entire afternoon and attend up to four sessions. Sessions include a presentation and question and answer segment.
1:00pm - Tenant Rights & Responsibilities 101
2:00pm - Tenant Rights & Responsibilities 101
Small Claims Clinic
1:00pm - How to file or defend a Small Claims lawsuit
2:00pm - How to file or defend a Small Claims lawsuit
Veterans Legal Clinic
1:00pm - Everything you wanted to know about Chapter 115 Benefits
(Massachusetts Veterans’ Service Benefits)
2:00pm - Military Discharge Upgrades 101
3:00pm - Using the Probate Court: Guardianship, Conservatorship, Estate Administration
4:00pm - Estate Planning for Veterans: Wills, Advance Medical Directives, Powers of Attorney, Trusts
Consumer Protection Clinic
1:00pm - Debt collectors/credit reports & determining if bankruptcy is an option for you
2:00pm - Behind on your mortgage, what are your options?
3:00pm - Debt collectors/credit reports & determining if bankruptcy is an option for you
4:00pm - Behind on your mortgage, what are your options?
3:00pm - Understanding your rights in the workplace
Social Security Clinic – Winning your Social Security Disability Case
1:00pm - How to Deal with SSI Overpayments
2:00pm - How to apply for SSI, the disability application process
Tax Clinic - Come File Your Taxes
1:00pm - Free Income tax filing (income up to $50,000)
2:00pm - Free Income tax filing (income up to $50,000)
3:00pm - Free Income tax filing (income up to $50,000)
4:00pm - Free Income tax filing (income up to $50,000)
MBTA Directions & Parking Instructions
The Legal Services Center is located directly next to the Stony Brook MBTA station on the T's Orange Line. Make a left as soon as you exit the T station, and walk toward the back of the station. We’re the building that is set back from the street.
Depending on the direction you are driving, take a right or left on Marbury Terrace. Follow it to the end and turn left into the parking lot. Take the walkway from the parking lot that runs between our building and the Stony Brook T substation, and follow it around to the front entrance of our building.