The proposed elimination of the federal Legal Services Corp. under the President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget would have “catastrophic” effects on Maryland Legal Aid, the state organization’s leader said Thursday. Maryland Legal Aid receives more than $4 million annually – ...Read More »
Maryland’s legal service providers that aid low-income residents in everything from domestic violence proceedings to foreclosures told a Senate committee Tuesday they need legislators to do away with a sunset provision on civil filing fee surcharges that fund the majority ...Read More »
The Maryland Legal Services Corporation honored six individuals and one organization that contributed significantly to legal services and access to justice for low-income Marylanders at its annual awards reception Dec. 5 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. Maryland Court of Appeals’ ...
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The Maryland Legal Services Corporation has awarded a total of $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations that will use the funds to provide foreclosure prevention legal services to low-income residents. The grant funds come from a portion ...Read More »
On Dec. 7, the Maryland Legal Services Corp. will recognize and honor a group of people (and one private firm) for their above-the-call-of-duty contributions in helping low-income Marylanders with their civil legal problems. The envelopes, please. Lawrence D. Coppel of ...Read More »
Every year, the Maryland Legal Services Corp. recognizes the contributions of the legal professionals who strive to ensure justice for the least fortunate among us. For 2014, the awardees come from the judiciary, legal services providers, and a private law firm.Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law a measure extending surcharges on filing fees in civil cases until June 30, 2018, securing a revenue source that provides about $6 million annually for legal services to low-income Marylanders.Read More »