Rent Court Clinic

Date
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Location:
Baltimore City District Court
501 East Fayette Street
Baltimore
MD
21202
Event Description

Volunteer attorneys will counsel tenants summoned to court that day on topics including court procedures, available defenses, the eviction timeline, rent escrow, and rent abatement.

  • After brief one-on-one consultations, volunteer attorneys will appear with tenants at their hearings.
  • As appropriate, volunteer attorneys may assist tenants in negotiations with their landlords or their representatives.
  • They may also provide follow up advice regarding rent escrow and requesting a housing inspection.
  • Volunteer attorneys will only provide limited scope, day-of-court services.
  • Volunteer attorneys will not provide continuing legal representation.

This project will operate on the morning dockets Tuesday through Friday until February 28, 2019.

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