Maryland Legal Aid is a staffed legal services program offering free civil legal services to people who are low income throughout Maryland.
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Maryland Legal Aid has 12 offices throughout the state and also operates three Self-Help Resource Centers—two walk-in facilities in the District Courts of Glen Burnie and Upper Marlboro, and a call-in center in Annapolis . Maryland Legal Aid does not accept fee-generating cases. Persons eligible for services are generally served by the office serving their county of residence. Maryland Legal Aid accepts cases in the areas of family/domestic law, public benefits, housing/consumer, and migrant representation. Maryland Legal Aid also provides specialized representation through various grants or contracts to older adults, nursing home residents, children alleged to be abused or neglected, and veterans.