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Tag Archives: Maryland Legal Aid Bureau

Bill renews debate on contracts for CINA work

Legislation that would require the state to issue contracts to the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau for Child in Need of Assistance and guardianship cases drew fire Thursday from the contracting agency, private attorneys and lawmakers, who said the measure would harm children and vulnerable adults by stifling competition for legal services.

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Joe Surkiewicz: Legal Aid provides full range of help to people facing foreclosure

Thousands of Maryland homeowners find themselves between a rock and a hard place. Saddled with mortgages they can’t afford, they often discover they can’t sell their homes at a price that will cover their note. And foreclosure looms.

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Belafonte preaches to the choir at Legal Aid’s 100th anniversary gala

The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau celebrated its centennial anniversary Saturday night in Baltimore and keynote speaker Harry Belafonte struck a beautiful chord. Both Belafonte and Legal Aid Executive Director Wilhelm Joseph actually sang together on stage. Belafonte entertained the crowd ...

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