Legal Services Intake

Organization Details

Organization Name:
Disability Rights Maryland
Address:
1500 Union Ave.,
Suite 2000,
Baltimore,
MD,
21211
Phone
410-727-6352
Organization Contact Email:
VirginiaKM@DisabilityRightsMD.org
Organization Contact Name:
Virginia Knowlton Marcus
Organization Contact Phone:
410-727-6352
Program Contact Phone
410-727-6352
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
Yes
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Spanish, American Sign Language
Office days/hours
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Intake days/hours (walk-in)
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm (please call for appointment)
Intake days/hours (by phone)
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Cost or fee (describe)
None
Eligibility-residence-county
Statewide program
Eligibility-income
Must be MD resident with a disability and a legal issue on our annual Advocacy Service Plan. http://disabilityrightsmd.org/eligibility-2/
Program Description

Advocates for the interests of persons with disabilities in Maryland. Center staff includes attorneys, paralegals, and support staff. Legal services include advice, counseling, negotiation, administrative remedies, and litigation. No fees for services. Legal assistance is provided for many problems of the disabled, including special education, vocational rehabilitation, social security benefits, protective services, guardianship and alternatives, nursing home advocacy, Children in Need of Assistance (CINA), and civil rights (including the right to appropriate treatment for institutionalized clients and those served in community-based programs).

Civil Rights
Full Representation
Criminal Record Expungement
Full Representation
Disability Law
Full Representation
Employment Discrimination
Full Representation
General Civil Legal Services
Full Representation
Guardianship, Adult
Full Representation
Guardianship, Child
Full Representation
Housing, Section 8 and public
Full Representation
Landlord and tenant conflicts
Full Representation
Power of attorney
Full Representation
School records
Full Representation
School, special education
Full Representation
SSI/SSDI
Full Representation
Se habla Español
Full Representation
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