Civil Legal Aid

Organization Details

Organization Name:
Maryland Legal Aid
Address:
500 E. Lexington Street,
Baltimore,
MD,
21202
Phone
410-951-7777
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
Yes
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Spanish (some locations)
Office days/hours
M-F; hours vary by office location
Intake days/hours (walk-in)
Varies by office locations
Intake days/hours (by phone)
Varies by office locations
Intake days/hours (other)
Varies by office locations
Cost or fee (describe)
Free
Condition of waiver (describe)
Must be financially eligible
Eligibility-residence-county
Maryland resident
Eligibility-income
Maryland Legal Services Corporation Guidelines
Condition of waiver
Services provided for clients who are at or below 125% of the Federal poverty guidelines
Program Description

Maryland Legal Aid is a private, non-profit law firm that provides free, civil legal services to low-income people in Baltimore City and Maryland's 23 counties from 12 offices and four District Court Self-Help Resource Centers. The firm handles cases involving a wide range of issues, including family, housing, government benefits, healthcare, education, employment, and consumer law. Maryland Legal Aid also represents children in CINA (Child in Need of Assistance) proceedings in 12 Maryland jurisdictions. Other vulnerable populations, such as homeowners facing foreclosure, migrant and seasonal farm workers, nursing home and assisted living residents, and veterans seeking benefits and assistance with related legal issues also receive representation through special projects. In addition, Maryland Legal Aid assists with expunging criminal records to remove barriers to obtaining housing, employment, and child custody.

Bankruptcy and debtor relief
Full Representation
Child custody and visitation
Full Representation
Child Support
Full Representation
Civil Rights
Full Representation
Collection (Repossession, Deficiency, Garnishment)
Full Representation
Consumer Disputes
Full Representation
Credit and Debt
Full Representation
Criminal Record Expungement
Full Representation
Deed Changes
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Disability Law
Full Representation
Divorce, Separation, or Annulment
Full Representation
Domestic violence, peace and protective orders
Full Representation
Employment Discrimination
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Family Law
Full Representation
Foreclosure
Full Representation
General Civil Legal Services
Full Representation
Guardianship, Adult
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Guardianship, Child
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing, Section 8 and public
Full Representation
Landlord and tenant conflicts
Full Representation
Power of attorney
Full Representation
Professional license revocation
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Public benefits, applying
Full Representation
Public benefits, denial
Full Representation
Senior citizen help
Full Representation
SSI/SSDI
Full Representation
Tax (income) disputes
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Tax sale of home
Full Representation
Tort defense
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Unemployment compensation
Full Representation
Uninsured motor tort
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Veterans benefits
Full Representation
Wage claims 
Full Representation
Wills
Full Representation
Workers compensation
Full Representation
Se habla Español
Full Representation
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