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COVID-19 Resources

March 31st Governor’s Updates:
https://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-extends-non-essential-business-closures-and-executive-branch

COVID-19 Essential Services

Declaration of State of Emergency

Mass Gov Updates on Virus:
https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-state-of-emergency

View Electronic Case Information through Attorney Portal

An Act Providing a Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures

Emergency Remote Online Notarization Act

City of Worcester Executive Order:
http://www.worcesterma.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-executive-order.pdf

Mass Gov: SJC Orders Regarding Court Operations:

April 27th SJC Update on Court Closings

Court System Response to COVID-19

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/executive-office-of-the-trial-court

Clarification on District Court Standing Order 2-20

Amended Court Operations and Standing Order 2-20 (v.2)[1]

Trial Court Helpline to Assist Court Users

The Decision of CPCS v. Chief Justice of the Trial Court

SJC Order on Use of Electronic Signatures

Frequently Asked Questions for State Courts

Frequently Asked Questions for District Court

Office of Bar Counsel
Ethical Guidance for Remote Work

Supreme Judicial Court:
SJC Order Concerning Email ServiceMassachusetts Bar Exam Postponed
Lawyer Well-Being and Tech Support
Plan for Law School Graduates

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:
http://mad.uscourts.gov/

Federal Bar update on Covid-19 pandemic:
https://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/court-website-links/court-orders-and-updates-during-covid19-pandemic

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
Order Establishing Interim Amendments to Rules

US Citizenship and Immigration Services:
https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/uscis-response-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

Executive Office for Immigration Review (Immigration Courts): https://www.justice.gov/eoir/eoir-operational-status-during-coronavirus-pandemic

Worcester Registry of Deeds:
https://massrods.com/worcester/

Land Court:
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/land-court

Worcester Probate & Family Court:
Operating Procedure Under Standing Order 2-20

Letter from Stephanie Fattman, Register of Probate

Probate & Family Court:
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/probate-and-family-court

https://www.mass.gov/probate-and-family-court-rules/probate-and-family-court-standing-order-2-20-court-operations-under

https://www.massbar.org/docs/default-source/covid/middlesex-county-covid-19-memo.pdf

https://www.massbar.org/docs/default-source/covid/norfolk-probate-and-family-court-letter.pdf

Standing Order 3-20

Implementation of Standing Order 2-20

Amendment to Implementation Guidelines

Guidelines for Implementation of Standing Order 2-20

Attorney General’s Office
Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance Regarding Initiation of New Litigation Against State Entities During Covid-19

Department of Children and Families
DCF Guidance to Staff on Parent Child Contact

Mass Commission Against Discrimination:
Guidance for Attorneys

Department of Industrial Accidents:
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-industrial-accidents

Appellate Tax Board:
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/updated-notice-regarding-atb-operations-effective-march-24-2020

Law Practice Management Issues/Updates Due to COVID-19
Employment Issues Dealing with Paid Leave, Unemployment, etc.

Lexis and Westlaw Providing Temporary Free Public Access

IRS Deadline Extension

Small Business Loans

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Worcester Chamber of Commerce

Department of Labor

Department of Treasury:  Payroll Protection Loan Program

Health Connector has opened enrollment for people who have lost there health coverage:  https://www.mahealthconnector.org/

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Mass Bar Association Link:
https://www.massbar.org/membership/COVID-19-Updates

Community Legal Aid:
https://www.communitylegal.org/