Legal Services

Through the generosity of Cape attorneys who donate their time, WE CAN offers low and moderate income women free legal services, which includes one-to-one sessions with an attorney and legal workshops facilitated by an attorney.

Call Our office at 508-430-8111 to Request an Appointment

WE CAN's one-to-one 30-minute consultations with an attorney predominantly cover Family Law and we also offer the following specialties on a limited basis:

Family Law

Bankruptcy

Elder Law

Immigration

Landlord-Tenant

Wills and Estates

One-to-One Sessions

These one-to-one legal consultations are held in the WE CAN office Harwich Port, Hyannis at Cape Cod Child Development, and Falmouth at the Falmouth Service Center. They are conducted by appointment only. Call 508-430-8111 for more information or to schedule a consultation.

Legal Workshops

Family Law Overview: “Everything Women Want to Know about Family Law but Are Afraid to Ask,” a 2-hour workshop held regularly with a family law attorney, which provides attendees with an overview of the major aspects of family law, including contested and uncontested divorce, child custody and support, and guardianship of minors.

From a participant: “I got my questions answered, and now I know how to take the next steps.”

Legal Issues Facing Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: a 2.5-hour workshop held every May and co-sponsored by Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition and the MA Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. All of these workshops are held in different areas on the Cape.

Divorce Boot Camp

Divorce Boot Camp for Women: a 4-hour workshop held every few months, developed and facilitated
by an experienced family law attorney who provides specialized help in such matters as: how to prepare
emotionally and financially for divorce, how to avoid paying for routine work that you can do yourself,
navigating the Family Court system without an attorney, and much more.

From a participant: “The basics and so much more! Above and beyond my expectations; an amazing
amount of very useful information.”

There are many ways to Support WE CAN.

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