NORTHAMPTON — The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has decided that a relationship conducted via Skype, email, and other electronic means can constitute a dating relationship for purposes of obtaining a restraining order.
WORCESTER — The state’s highest court has issued a decision clarifying the correct standard that judges should use when deciding requests for modifications of child support orders. The case, Morales v. Morales, was a victory for Community Legal Aid’s client, Marlene Morales.
By Georgia Katsoulomitis, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
WORCESTER – Community Legal Aid resolved a lawsuit filed on behalf of a single mother who was unlawfully denied an apartment. The complaint, which was filed at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, alleged that a local landlord refused to rent to plaintiff Shaunalee Reyes because she had two children.
Worcester, Mass. (July 5, 2011) – Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts (LACCM) and Western Massachusetts Legal Services (WMLS) have joined forces to become Community Legal Aid (CLA). CLA provides free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly residents of Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties.
You can also send a check made out to Community Legal Aid, Inc. to:
Community Legal Aid
405 Main Street,
Worcester, MA 01608
If you have any questions about making a gift to Community Legal Aid,
please call our Executive Director:
at 508-425-2804 or email
jmannina [at] cla-ma [dot] org
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- You have already applied for help for this problem. Call us on the telephone.
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