201 North Charles St
Suite 1400


(800)-510-0050 (telephone intake Mon. - Thu. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

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(410)-547-6537 (telephone intake Mon. - Thu. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)



MVLS’s mission is to provide quality civil legal assistance to Marylanders with limited income at low or no cost. Qualifying clients are matched with a volunteer lawyer who takes the case for free. 

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MVLS closes over 3,000 cases per year in a variety of civil legal matters, and has approximately 1,600 volunteer attorneys.

MVLS may be able to accept the following case types:


  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship (Adult and Child)
  • Name Changes/Birth Certificate Corrections
  • Unaccompanied Youth Project


  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Foreclosure & Tax Sale
  • Deed Changes
  • Ground Rent
  • Other Property Issues


  • Bankruptcy (Chapter 7)
  • Collections
  • Contract and other consumer disputes


  • Expungement/Shielding/Vacatur
  • Income Tax Disputes
  • Estate Planning and Administration (small estates)
  • Uninsured Motorist Tort
  • Non-Profit Organizations

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