Find Legal Help

 

Maryland Legal Services Corporation DOES NOT provide legal advice or help. Use the table below to find one of our grantees that may be able to help you. You can also call the Maryland Court Help Center at 410-260-1392 (Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm) or visit The People’s Law Library of Maryland.

Note: A listing here does not guarantee the organization will be able to help you. Each organization has eligibility requirements and priorities. Contact them for more information.

You can use the filter boxes to show only organizations who cover your type of legal issue and who cover the place where you live. 

OrganizationLegal Issues CoveredPlaces ServedContact InformationClient Noteslegal_program_hfiltergeographic_area_hfilter
Allegany Law Foundation, Inc.- Bankruptcy / Debt - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Eviction - Foreclosure - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Probate - Rent Escrow - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Allegany County301-722-3390 Click Here to Visit Websitebankruptcy-debt consumer-fraud-exploitation criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support eviction foreclosure landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes nursing-home-institution-issues probate rent-escrow wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Immigration- Montgomery County - Prince George's County202-393-3572 Click Here to Visit WebsiteAPALRC serves the low-income, limited English proficient Asian Pacific Islander community.divorce-custody-child-support immigrationmontgomery-county prince-georges-county
Ayuda- Adoption / Guardianship - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Immigration - Peace / Protective Orders- Montgomery County - Prince George's County240-594-0600 Click Here to Visit WebsiteAyuda provides immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and domestic violence and family law services to low-income immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.adoption-guardianship divorce-custody-child-support immigration peace-protective-ordersmontgomery-county prince-georges-county
Bar Foundation of Montgomery County Pro Bono Program- Adoption / Guardianship - Bankruptcy / Debt - Civil / Individual Rights - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Civil / Individual Rights - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Driver’s License Issues - Education Suspension / Expulsion - Employment Discrimination - Eviction - Foreclosure - Identity Theft - Immigration - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Nonprofit / Community Organizations - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Peace / Protective Orders - Probate - Public Benefits / Social Security - Rent Escrow - Special Education - Tax Issues - Wage Theft/Back Pay - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Montgomery County301-424-7651 Click Here to Visit Websiteadoption-guardianship bankruptcy-debt civil-individual-rights consumer-fraud-exploitation criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support drivers-license-issues education-suspension-expulsion employment-discrimination eviction foreclosure identity-theft immigration landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes nonprofit-community-organizations nursing-home-institution-issues peace-protective-orders probate public-benefits-social-security rent-escrow special-education tax-issues wage-theft-back-pay wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesmontgomery-county
CASA- Civil / Individual Rights - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Driver’s License Issues - Employment Discrimination - Eviction - Foreclosure - Immigration - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid/Medicare / Health Insurance - Public Benefits / Social Security - Wage Theft / Back Pay- Statewide240-491-5763 Click Here to Visit WebsiteCASA primarily serves Limited English Proficient immigrant clients.civil-individual-rights consumer-fraud-exploitation drivers-license-issues employment-discrimination eviction foreclosure immigration landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance public-benefits-social-security wage-theft-back-payallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
CASA, Inc. (Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused)- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Peace / Protective Orders- Washington County301-739-8975 Click Here to Visit WebsiteCASA Inc. serves victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.divorce-custody-child-support peace-protective-orderswashington-county
Catholic Charities of Baltimore- Adoption / Guardianship - Civil / Individual Rights - Immigration- Statewide667-600-2933 Click Here to Visit WebsiteThe Esperanza Center serves low-income individuals and families in a range of humanitarian- and family-based immigration matters.adoption-guardianship civil-individual-rights immigrationallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington- Immigration- Anne Arundel County - Charles County - Frederick County - Howard County - Montgomery County - Prince George's CountyClick Here to Visit Websiteimmigrationanne-arundel-county charles-county frederick-county howard-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county
Community Law Center- Nonprofit / Community Organizations- Baltimore City - Baltimore County410-366-0922 x113 Click Here to Visit WebsiteCLC only serves organizational clients.nonprofit-community-organizationsbaltimore-city baltimore-county
Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County- Adoption / Guardianship - Bankruptcy / Debt - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Eviction - Foreclosure - Landlord / Tenant - Name / Gender Changes - Peace / Protective Orders - Rent Escrow - Tax Issues - Wage Theft / Back Pay - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Prince George's County240-391-6370 Click Here to Visit Websiteadoption-guardianship bankruptcy-debt consumer-fraud-exploitation criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support eviction foreclosure landlord-tenant name-gender-changes peace-protective-orders rent-escrow tax-issues wage-theft-back-pay wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesprince-georges-county
Disability Rights Maryland- Civil / Individual Rights - Criminal Record Expungement - Education Suspension / Expulsion - Eviction - Landlord/Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Public Benefits / Social Security - Special Education- Statewide800-233-7201 410-727-6352 TTY 410-235-5387 Click Here to Visit WebsiteDRM serves clients with disabilities.civil-individual-rights criminal-record-expungement education-suspension-expulsion eviction landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance nursing-home-institution-issues public-benefits-social-security special-educationallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
FreeState Justice- Adoption / Guardianship - Civil / Individual Rights - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Employment Discrimination - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Statewide410-625-5428 Click Here to Visit WebsiteFreeState Justice serves low-income LGBTQ Marylanders in issues that arise due to sexual orientation or gender identity.adoption-guardianship civil-individual-rights criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support employment-discrimination medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Harford County Bar Foundation- Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Cecil County - Harford County410-836-0123 Click Here to Visit Websitecriminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivescecil-county harford-county
Heartly House, Inc.- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Peace / Protective Orders- Frederick County301-662-8800 Click Here to Visit WebsiteHeartly House serves victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and sex trafficking.divorce-custody-child-support peace-protective-ordersfrederick-county
Homeless Persons Representation Project- Criminal Record Expungement - Eviction - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Public Benefits / Social Security- Baltimore City - Baltimore County - Cecil County - Montgomery County - Prince George's County - St. Mary's County410-685-6589 Click Here to Visit WebsiteHPRP serves people experiencing homelessness or housing instability.criminal-record-expungement eviction landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes public-benefits-social-securitybaltimore-city baltimore-county cecil-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county st-marys-county
HopeWorks of Howard County- Peace / Protective Orders- Howard County410-997-0304 Click Here to Visit WebsiteHopeWorks serves victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and sex trafficking.peace-protective-ordershoward-county
House of Ruth Maryland- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Peace / Protective Orders- Statewide410-554-8463 Click Here to Visit WebsiteHouse of Ruth serves victims of domestic violence.divorce-custody-child-support peace-protective-ordersallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Life Crisis Center- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Peace / Protective Orders- Somerset County - Wicomico County - Worcester County410-749-8111 x2 Click Here to Visit WebsiteLife Crisis Center serves victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.divorce-custody-child-support peace-protective-orderssomerset-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center- Civil / Individual Rights- Statewide301-952-0063 Click Here to Visit WebsiteMCVRC provides services to victims of crime.civil-individual-rightsallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Maryland Legal Aid- Bankruptcy / Debt - Civil / Individual Rights - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Employment Discrimination - Eviction - Foreclosure - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Public Benefits / Social Security - Rent Escrow - Wage Theft / Back Pay - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Statewide410-951-7777 Click Here to Visit Websitebankruptcy-debt civil-individual-rights consumer-fraud-exploitation criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support employment-discrimination eviction foreclosure landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance nursing-home-institution-issues public-benefits-social-security rent-escrow wage-theft-back-pay wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service- Adoption / Guardianship - Bankruptcy / Debt - Civil / Individual Rights - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Foreclosure - Identity Theft - Landlord / Tenant - Name / Gender Changes - Nonprofit / Community Organizations - Probate - Rent Escrow - Tax Issues - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Statewide800-510-0050 410-547-6537 Click Here to Visit Websiteadoption-guardianship bankruptcy-debt civil-individual-rights consumer-fraud-exploitation criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support foreclosure identity-theft landlord-tenant name-gender-changes nonprofit-community-organizations probate rent-escrow tax-issues wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence- Peace / Protective Orders- Caroline County - Dorchester County - Kent County - Queen Anne’s County - Talbot County410-690-3222 Click Here to Visit WebsiteMSCFV serves victims of domestic violence.peace-protective-orderscaroline-county dorchester-county kent-county queen-annes-county talbot-county
Mid-Shore Pro Bono- Adoption / Guardianship - Bankruptcy / Debt - Civil / Individual Rights - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Driver’s License Issues - Education Suspension / Expulsion - Eviction - Foreclosure - Immigration - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Nonprofit / Community Organizations - Probate - Public Benefits / Social Security - Rent Escrow - Special Education - Tax Issues - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Caroline County - Dorchester County - Kent County - Queen Anne’s County - Talbot County - Wicomico County - Worcester County410-690-8128 Click Here to Visit Websiteadoption-guardianship bankruptcy-debt civil-individual-rights criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support drivers-license-issues education-suspension-expulsion eviction foreclosure immigration landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes nonprofit-community-organizations probate public-benefits-social-security rent-escrow special-education tax-issues wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivescaroline-county dorchester-county kent-county queen-annes-county talbot-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Pro Bono Resource Center- Bankruptcy / Debt - Eviction - Foreclosure - Immigration - Landlord / Tenant - Rent Escrow - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- StatewideClick Here to Visit WebsitePro Bono Resource Center assists individuals who appear in court for certain dockets and has clinics on specific dates for various legal issues - visit the website to learn more.bankruptcy-debt eviction foreclosure immigration landlord-tenant rent-escrow wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Public Justice Center- Civil / Individual Rights - Education Suspension / Expulsion - Employment Discrimination - Eviction - Landlord / Tenant - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Rent Escrow - Wage Theft / Back Pay- Statewide410-625-9409 Click Here to Visit Websitecivil-individual-rights education-suspension-expulsion employment-discrimination eviction landlord-tenant medicaid-medicare-health-insurance rent-escrow wage-theft-back-payallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Senior Legal Services- Adoption / Guardianship - Bankruptcy / Debt - Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Eviction - Foreclosure - Landlord / Tenant - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Peace / Protective Orders - Public Benefits / Social Security - Rent Escrow - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Baltimore City410-396-1322 Click Here to Visit WebsiteSLS serves Baltimore City seniors aged 60+.adoption-guardianship bankruptcy-debt consumer-fraud-exploitation eviction foreclosure landlord-tenant nursing-home-institution-issues peace-protective-orders public-benefits-social-security rent-escrow wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesbaltimore-city
Sexual Assault Legal Institute- Civil / Individual Rights - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Employment Discrimination - Immigration - Peace / Protective Orders- Statewide301-565-2277 Click Here to Visit WebsiteSALI provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of sexual violence.civil-individual-rights divorce-custody-child-support employment-discrimination immigration peace-protective-ordersallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC)- Bankruptcy / Debt - Criminal Record Expungement - Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Immigration - Peace / Protective Orders- Harford County410-836-8430 Click Here to Visit WebsiteSARC assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.bankruptcy-debt criminal-record-expungement divorce-custody-child-support immigration peace-protective-ordersharford-county
Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Peace / Protective Orders- Calvert County - Charles County - St. Mary’s County301-373-4141 Click Here to Visit WebsiteSMCFA serves survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking.divorce-custody-child-support peace-protective-orderscalvert-county charles-county st-marys-county
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.- Consumer Fraud / Exploitation - Eviction - Foreclosure - Landlord / Tenant - Nonprofit / Community Organizations - Probate - Rent Escrow - Tax Issues - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Statewide410-366-8550 Click Here to Visit Websiteconsumer-fraud-exploitation eviction foreclosure landlord-tenant nonprofit-community-organizations probate rent-escrow tax-issues wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Tahirih Justice Center – Baltimore- Immigration- Anne Arundel County - Baltimore City - Baltimore County - Frederick County - Howard County - Montgomery County - Prince George's County410-999-1900 Click Here to Visit WebsiteTahirih Justice Center provides legal services to immigrant survivors of violence.immigrationanne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county frederick-county howard-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county
University of Maryland Carey School of Law Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic- Divorce/Custody / Child Support - Employment Discrimination - Eviction - Landlord / Tenant - Name / Gender Changes - Public Benefits / Social Security - Rent Escrow - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Anne Arundel County - Baltimore City - Baltimore County - Montgomery County - Prince George’s County410-706-3295The Clinic serves low-income people living with HIV, many of whom are patients at the University of Maryland Medical Center.divorce-custody-child-support employment-discrimination eviction landlord-tenant name-gender-changes public-benefits-social-security rent-escrow wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesanne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county
Whitman-Walker Health- Civil / Individual Rights - Driver’s License Issues - Employment Discrimination - Immigration - Medicaid / Medicare / Health Insurance - Name / Gender Changes - Nursing Home / Institution Issues - Public Benefits / Social Security - Wills / Powers of Attorney / Advanced Directives- Statewide202-939-7630 Click Here to Visit WebsiteThe Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program provides free legal services to clients who are (i) medical or behavioral health clients of Whitman-Walker, or (ii) need assistance with HIV-related or LGBTQ-related legal matters, whether or not they receive other services at Whitman-Walker Health.civil-individual-rights drivers-license-issues employment-discrimination immigration medicaid-medicare-health-insurance name-gender-changes nursing-home-institution-issues public-benefits-social-security wills-powers-of-attorney-advanced-directivesallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county
Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc.- Divorce / Custody / Child Support - Employment Discrimination - Immigration - Peace / Protective Orders- StatewideClick Here to Visit Websitedivorce-custody-child-support employment-discrimination immigration peace-protective-ordersallegany-county anne-arundel-county baltimore-city baltimore-county calvert-county caroline-county carroll-county cecil-county charles-county dorchester-county frederick-county garrett-county harford-county howard-county kent-county montgomery-county prince-georges-county queen-annes-county somerset-county st-marys-county talbot-county washington-county wicomico-county worcester-county