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The Legal Consultation and Referral Program

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The UMass Chan Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has partnered with CLC Incorporated, a leading provider of affordable legal and financial services, to provide employees with consultation and access to legal professionals.

When confronted with legal issues, most consumers do not know where to obtain professional, affordable guidance. The Legal Consultation and Referral Program provides employees with referral to an attorney and one (1) free 30-minute consultation (in office or by telephone) per legal matter. In the event an employee decides to retain the attorney after the consultation, there is a 25% reduction from the attorney’s normal rate.

Legal issues include, but are not limited to:

  • Civil Matters
  • Consumer Issues
  • Divorce
  • Personal Concerns
  • Family Issues
  • Criminal Matters
  • Real Estate
  • Internal Revenue Service Concerns
  • Estate Planning

Legal and Consumer Information:

AILA's Immigration Lawyer Search
AILA is the only legal association in the United States for immigration attorneys. More than 15,000 immigration lawyers are members of AILA.
Federal website with consumer information. Offers free and inexpensive brochures, pamplets and books, many available as .pdfs.

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
FTC website for consumer information and proctection. 

Massachusetts Bar Association
Information on finding a lawyer in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Legal Help 
Information on many legal issues by the Massachusetts Bar Association including;  family, elderly, and consumer law.

Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
Offers on-line consumer booklets about landlord/tenant rights, health insurance, car lemon law, credit reports, etc.; also "ask a consumer question".
US State Department and Department of Justice website on internet safety and avoiding scams.