Greater Boston Legal Services
Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence
Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income people in Boston and thirty-one additional cities and towns. The help we offer ranges from legal advice to full case representation, depending on client need. GBLS serves families whose yearly income does not exceed 125% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines ($25,813 for a family of four). Our staff of 68 attorneys and 27 paralegals is divided into areas of legal expertise to best address the problems faced by people living in poverty. A national leader in poverty law, GBLS also undertakes representation and legal advocacy to address the root causes of poverty.