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Boosted by high court ruling, advocates seek justice for tenants (access required)

Months after a landmark Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that landlords cannot file suit against tenants for back rent beyond the three-year statute of limitations, lawyers are still working to ensure that tenants are treated fairly in rent court. The ...

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Pro bono estate planning campaign helps low-income city residents (access required)

As people get older, they often have conversations with family members about the future — but they usually don’t have any plans in writing, say lawyers and staff with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. To encourage people to put their ...

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MVLS tracking impact of driver’s license violations on clients

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service has been taking a closer look at the impact driver’s license violations have on low-income Marylanders’ ability to get their records expunged and whether violations are pushing them into poverty. When an MVLS lawyer assists ...

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Pro bono group, UB Law launching expanded human trafficking prevention effort (access required)

In an effort to tear down boundaries for human-trafficking survivors, the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is joining forces with the University of Baltimore School of Law to offer expanded legal services to survivors and those at high risk of exploitation. ...

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