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The Women’s Law Center of Maryland provides free legal services to help you protect your legal rights. Assistance is provided in the areas of family law, domestic violence and employment law. Our hotlines allow you to talk with an attorney who will give you information to help you understand your legal problem and tell you about community resources. Through the legal representation projects, you may be able to get a free lawyer to represent you in your case. The educational materials can help you understand the law and your rights.
Family Law Hotline answers general family law questions
CLAS Project represents existing clients and new clients who are victims of domestic violence in collateral legal issues, including custody, divorce, landlord/tenant matters, and more; also represents victims of domestic violence in protective order hearings when conflicts arise for other WLC offices or in other jurisdictions
Judicare Project provides free attorneys for contested custody cases in Baltimore County
Limited Scope Representation Project provides legal advice and representation about specific parts of your family law case
Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project (POARP) provides a free lawyer to represent victims of domestic violence in protection order cases in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Carroll County
Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI) provides a free lawyer to represent foreign-born victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with immigration matters
Employment Law Hotline answers employment law questions and provides a lawyer referral service
Publications, pamphlets and fact sheets help you learn more about the law and your legal rights.
Women’s Law Center services are confidential, free of charge, and available without regard for age, race, ethnicity, biological sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or immigration status. For clients who do not speak English, phone interpretation services are available at no charge to you.