Various organizations provide assistance for individuals seeking expungement of their criminal record.
Homeless Person’s Representation Project, Inc. (HPRP)
HPRP does not take appointments for expungement intake at their office. All intakes are conducted at community centers. Services are limited to individuals who meet income eligibility requirements.
Call 410-685-6589 for more information.
Prince George's County and Montgomery County residents, call 410-387-3126, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)
Services are limited to individuals who meet certain income eligibility and geographical location requirements.
Call 410-547-6537 (Baltimore metro area) or 800-510-0050, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You can also apply for services online.
Services are limited to individuals who have used the public defender’s office for their charges.
Call 410-367-1631 for more information.
Civil Justice, Inc. – 410-706-0174
Civil Justice is a referral service for low/mid-bono legal help. Although services are not free, this is a good option for low to moderate income individuals who may not qualify for HPRP or MVLS.
Call 410-706-0174 Mondays, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or fill out an online intake form.
Community Legal Services of Prince George's County – 800-574-0709
Community Legal Services will assist all eligible Marylanders with completing their expungement petitions, regardless of their income. Marylanders can get help through CLS' external clinic events. Clients that are not physically able to travel to a clinic event can reach the Expungement Hotline at 1-800-574-0709 or by making a virtual appointment through the calendly link: https://calendly.com/clspgc-expungements