Joining Forces Project

Joining Forces Project

Maryland Legal Aid’s Joining Forces project is a free, statewide legal telephone hotline specifically for low-income individuals who have served in any branch of the military. Callers receive direct and immediate access to legal assistance and brief advice on a wide range of civil legal issues.


  • Consumer Rights
  • Expungements
  • Family
  • Government Benefits
  • Housing
  • Veterans’ Benefits

Get Help:

You can access civil legal help by calling the veterans’ hotline at 1 (888) 465-2468 during the following days and times:

  • Tuesdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

More Information:

Maryland Legal Aid’s brochures are to be used for general information only and are not intended to provide specific legal advice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the material presented in the brochures. To understand how the law applies to your individual circumstances, however, you should seek legal counsel. In addition, please check our contact page for the most up-to-date list of Maryland Legal Aid office locations and telephone numbers.