COVID-19 Legal Information & Resources

Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) continues to provide direct legal assistance during the coronavirus situation. During this challenging and unprecedented time, it is important that individuals have information and resources related to their civil legal rights. This page includes information about various civil matters and issues that may be compounded as a result of the coronavirus. If you need legal assistance, please apply online or call the MLA office that serves the county in which you live.

This web page provides general information concerning your rights and responsibilities. It is not intended as a substitute for specific legal advice. Information on this page will be updated as information changes and becomes available. 


Video: Evictions and Tenants’ Rights

Can I be evicted during COVID-19?

Housing and Consumer Info Sheet

Rescheduled Tax Sale Dates in Maryland 

Child Advocacy

Video: Foster Care

Family Law and Domestic Law

Video: Divorce Basics

Child Support Payments and COVID-19 Stimulus Payments FAQs

Family Law FAQs

Statement from MD Judiciary on Children & Family Matters

Administrative Law (Public Benefits & Unemployment)

Unemployment FAQs

Video: Unemployment during COVID-19

Economic Impact Payments – July 2020

COVID-19 Economic Stimulus FAQs

COVID-19 Employee Guidance

Stimulus (Economic Impact) Payments for Veterans beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients

Workers’ Rights during COVID-19

Food Supplement Program

Food Assistance: Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)

Consumer Law

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

National Consumer Law Center

Financial Relief Guide for Marylanders 

Health / Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Help for Nursing Home Residents


Other resources

Utility Services for Maryland Residents

For Baltimore City

Mayor’s Website

City Council Map of Services

General Information:  Call (410) 396-2273 for Maryland Access Point (for seniors) or call 211