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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

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

Domestic Violence

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

Employment Law Hotline answers employment law questions and provides a lawyer referral service

Learn More — Educational Publications

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.