Military Members/Veterans Information Center
The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service is committed to serving military members, veterans, and their families. Since their involvement in February 2010, BBA lawyers have assisted more than 4,500 troops and their families from MA National Guard, Marine Corps, Army, Navy and Air Reserve. The Boston Bar Lawyer Referral Service has attorneys who have completed specialized training to understand the legal issues facing military members, veterans, and their families.
The Boston Bar Lawyer Referral Service has attorneys who certify that they meet certain experience requirements and have completed specialized training to help military members, veterans, and their families with legal issues in a variety of practice areas, including Bankruptcy Law, Employment Law, Family Law, and Trusts & Estates.
Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service to House Military Call Line
Effective immediately, the Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service will now house the Military Legal Help Line. This line was started to connect veterans, military personnel, and their families with legal resources that have experience to handle the unique legal needs of this population. The service will refer callers to either qualified attorneys, the appropriate government agency, or the correct nonprofit agency. Attorneys handling these cases have all been trained on specific issues surrounding the deployment and return of members of our armed forces.
To access these services, please call the Lawyer Referral Service intake line at 617-742-0625, or Toll Free: (800) 552-7046, or submit an online request here.
In what types of situations should I seek the assistance of an attorney?
- Child Support Modification
- Questions Regarding Alimony
- Child Custody & Visitation
- Recent or Pending Divorce
- Consumer Finance & Credit Card Issues
- Questions Regarding Estate Planning
- Drafting a Will
- Seeking a Power of Attorney or Health Care Proxy
- Facing a foreclosure
- Filing for Bankruptcy
- Home Ownership
- Denial of Disability Benefits
- Employment and Re-employment Issues
- Landlord/Tenant Issues
Yellow Ribbon Events
BBA attorneys attend Yellow Ribbon events organized by the U.S. military to support servicemen and servicewomen preparing for or returning from deployment. At these events, BBA attorneys answer legal questions and provide legal advice to service members and their families on topics such as family law, employment matters, consumer debt and credit, disability benefits, and estate planning. Look for us at the next Yellow Ribbon event.
For more resources for Veterans please click here.