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Welcome to Maryland Legal Aid


Maryland Legal Aid provides a full range of FREE civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders and people over 60 from 12 offices  around the state.

Maryland Legal Aid handles civil, not criminal, cases. Areas of general civil legal services include:

Statewide/Regional Services

  • Farmworker Program - (800) 444-4099
  • Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project - (888) 213-3320
  • Long-Term Care Assistance Project - (866) 635-2948
  • Maryland Senior Legal Helpline - (866) 635-2948
  • Joining Forces Project - (443) 863-4040
  • Ryan White Project - (866) 635-2948
For more information on Statewide/Regional Services click here. For more details about who is eligible for services, click here. For those who qualify, there is NO FEE for Maryland Legal Aid's services.

Upcoming Events

Lawyer in the Library - Dundalk: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: July 27, 2017

Time: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Location:
Dundalk Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD 21222

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 01, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Baltimore 1000 Hiring Event: Expungement Clinic

Date: August 02, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Location:
Coppin State University (Talon Center)
2500 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you.

The Men and Families Center: Expungement Clinic

Date: August 03, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
The Men and Families Center
2222 Jefferson St
Baltimore, MD 21205

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Northwest Career Center: Expungement Clinic

Date: August 07, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Northwest Career Center at Mondawmin Mall
2401 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 08, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Our Daily Bread: Expungement Clinic

Date: August 09, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Location:
Our Daily Bread
725 Fallsway
Baltimore, MD 21202

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. 

Lawyer in the Library - Waverly: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 10, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Waverly Branch Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library – Baltimore City: Expungement Clinic (Appointment Only)

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Attendees are helped with their record expungements by appointment only. Please call (443) 451-2805 to schedule an appointment.

Lawyer in the Library - Essex: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 14, 2017

Time: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Location:
Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library
1110 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, MD 21221

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 22, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805

Goodwill Industries: Expungement Clinic

Date: August 28, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Goodwill Industries
22 E. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you.

Lawyer in the Library - Baltimore City: One-on-One Free Legal Advice

Date: August 29, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Location:
Pennsylvania Avenue Library
1531 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Lawyer in the Library project provides FREE civil legal services in your community! No appointments necessary. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all relevant documents with you. Se Habla Espanol.

One-on-One Civil Legal Advice
Maryland Legal Aid attorneys and paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will provide brief, one-on-one advice on a variety of civil legal issues including:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Debt Collection
  • Expungements
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Wage Claims
More Information:
Please call: 443-451-2805