Online Intake

Terms of Use:

By using this application you are asking for legal help in Maryland. Our staff will use the information you give to see if you qualify. We cannot accept every case and you are not our client unless we tell you that your case has been accepted. We are not responsible if your application is not received due to server or internet problems.

Deadline Disclaimer:

If your legal matter has a short deadline (14 days or less) do not apply online.
Instead contact the Maryland Legal Aid office nearest you.

Visit the contact page for a list of office locations, walk-in intake hours, and phone numbers.


I affirm that the information provided to Maryland Legal Aid concerning my citizenship/immigration status, household size, household income, assets, and scope of my legal issue will be true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Income Disclaimer Maryland Legal Aid’s services are FREE. We determine financial eligibility for legal services based on the income and asset information of EVERY person in the household, using Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.
  2. Case Type Disclaimer We do not accept criminal, personal injury, or traffic court matters.
  3. Citizenship Disclaimer United States citizens, lawful permanent residents and certain other categories of immigrants are eligible for our services. Your citizenship status is kept confidential and will not be reported to any government agencies. We do not handle immigration matters.
  4. Conflicts Disclaimer If you know or think that Maryland Legal Aid has talked to the opposing party in your legal matter, do not apply online. Instead call (410) 951-7750 to find out if there is a conflict of interest.

I’ve read and understand the above Terms of Use, Deadline Disclaimer, Attestation, and Eligibility Requirements: