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Do I Qualify?
MVLS provides pro bono legal representation to Marylanders with limited income in civil legal matters. Eligible clients are matched with a volunteer lawyer who has the skill and expertise to provide quality legal representation.
Geographic Areas MVLS Serves
MVLS provides pro bono legal services to individuals in every Maryland county, except Montgomery, Prince George’s, Allegany Counties, and the eastern shore counties of Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent and Caroline. These jurisdictions have local pro bono agencies. MVLS, however, will handle a few specialized matters in these jurisdictions including, tax disputes with the IRS and legal assistance for nonprofit organizations.
Income Eligibility Guidelines
An intake paralegal will let you know if your income falls within our guidelines when you call. Household income may not exceed 50% of the Maryland median income.
|July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013|
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Types of Cases MVLS Accepts
Administration of Small Estates
Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 only)
Criminal Record Expungement
Denial of Public Benefits
Power of Attorney