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  • 1. Easy Legal Web Sites For Your Everyday Legal Questions
  • 2. Easy Legal Portals
    • Newton Free Library
      • http://www.newtonfreelibrary.net
    • Massachusetts QuickFind! – Law
      • http://www.mln.lib.ma.us/quickfind/law.htm
    • Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
      • http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/
  • 3. Click on Reference Tab
  • 4. Click on QuickFind! Massachusetts Websites
  • 5. From Massachusetts QuickFind! Under Law: Consumer Affairs
  • 6. Minuteman Library Network Massachusetts QuickFind!
    • Under Law find Consumer
    • Scroll down to Consumer Affairs
    • Click on Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations
    • Also click on Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
  • 7. 1. Consumer Affairs
    • Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulations
      • Automobile Lemon Laws
      • Do Not Call Law
      • Home Improvement Contractor Law
      • Find a Licensed Professional
    • Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
      • Consumer Protection
      • Consumer Advisories
      • Elders
  • 8. Massachusetts Consumer Affairs Consumer Legal Resources
    • 30 Day Demand Letter
    • Small Claims Court
    • Lemon Laws
    • How to File a Consumer Request for Arbitration
  • 9. Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation
    • Lemon Law Programs
    • Do Not Call Law
    • Identity Theft
    • Home Improvement Contractor Law
    • Resolve a Consumer Problem
    • Foreclosure Prevention Resources
  • 10. Newton’s Reference Drop Down Menu
  • 11. Browse Topics: Consumer, Government, Law, Primary Sources,
  • 12. Scroll Law Topic for Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
  • 13.  
  • 14. Massachusetts and Federal Legal Forms on Trial Court Site
    • Laws by Subject
    • Click on Forms
    • Example: Homestead
      • Declaration of Homestead
      • Declaration of Homestead – Elderly or Disabled
    • Example: Consumer Protection
      • Massachusetts 30 Day Demand Letter
      • Federal Trade Commission Complaint
  • 15. Find a Licensed Professional Trial Court Site
    • Go to Law by Subject on left frame
    • Click on Law About
    • Click on Professional Licensing
    • Click on Find a Licensed Professional
  • 16. Trial Court Site Locate a Licensed Professional
  • 17. Massachusetts Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Locate or Check a License or Locate a Licensed Professional – Mass.gov
    • Click on Residents tab
    • Click on Consumer
    • Click on Occupational and Business Licenses
    • Click on Professional Licenses
    • Select a Profession, e.g. Plumbers and Gas Fitters, see right frame.
  • 18. Find a Veterinarian in Newton (or your town)
    • Click on Residents tab.
    • Click on Consumer.
    • Click on Occupational and Business Licenses.
    • Click on OCBAT tab.
    • Click on Locate a Licensed Professional.
    • Select Veterinarian
    • Select Newton.
  • 19. Find a Licensed Professional Need a Plumber?
    • Consumer Affairs
      • Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations
        • Check A Professional License – Find out if the plumber is licensed, if the license is current, and if there have been any disciplinary actions
        • Click on Business Info
        • Type of Business: Plumbing Firms, enter City
        • Personal: Search by Name
        • File a Complaint Form
  • 20.  
  • 21. Division of Professional Licensure
      • Click on For Government tab
      • Click on Division of Professional Licensure Boards
        • Check a Professional’s License
          • Dentists and Dental Hygienists
            • Check a License
        • Related State Agencies
          • Board of Registration in Medicine
            • Physician Profiles
        • Locate a Professional
  • 22. Massachusetts Law for Residents MassHealth Insurance
    • www.mass.gov
    • Click on tab: Residents
    • Click on Health Care Reform
    • Click on Commonwealth Connector
    • Click on Mandated Health Insurance Law
  • 23. Find a Dentist / File a Complaint
    • Click on Occupational and Business Licenses
    • For Licensees tab displays License Types, Forms, Requirements
    • Click on Healthcare and Social Work
    • Click on Dentists and Dental Hygienists
  • 24. Massachusetts Land Records
  • 25. Property Values and Records
    • Massachusetts Registry of Deeds
      • http://www.masslandrecords.com
    • Newton Assessors Database
      • http://www.ci.newton.ma.us/
  • 26. Newton’s Assessors Database
  • 27. Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries Try Remote Resources
    • Apply for a library card in person at any Trial Court Law Library and have remote access to:
    • Self-help books from Nolo Online
    • RetrieveLaw legal resources database
    • HeinOnline legal periodicals database
    • Visit the library to use Westlaw and Nexis databases. With your Trial Court Law Library card you may also borrow books.

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