LEGAL AID: Provides free civil legal assistance to eligible persons in a variety of legal matters. Areas handled include representation of abused/neglected children in Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) cases; landlord/tenant problems (especially tenants receiving a housing subsidy); family law (contested child custody and domestic violence cases); employment law; public benefits such as SSA, SSI, TDAP, TCA, Medicare, Medical Assistance, and unemployment compensation; consumer law and bankruptcy; nursing home and assisted living issues. Also provide mortgage foreclosure counseling and representation.
Senior Hotline 60+:
600 Jefferson Plaza
Agency: Maryland Legal Aid Bureau
Languages Available: All languages through use of Language Line, Farsi, Spanish
Payment Description: None.
Intake and Eligibility: Low-income residents of Montgomery County in civil cases only.