The Access for Justice Department was created to develop, consolidate, coordinate and implement initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters. The Department supports and advances access to justice innovations within the Judiciary. Site contains numerous resources for individuals who need assistance or are unable to secure an attorney.
The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service provides free (and in some cases low cost) legal representation to Marylanders with limited income. They also provide free legal help for community-based nonprofits that are working to strengthen low-income communities in Maryland.
The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland provides a list of legal services providers and local bar association pro bono projects throughout the state of Maryland. The site includes statewide programs, specialized programs, and local county pro bono services. Contact information is listed for each provider as well as a brief explanation about the services offered.
Maintained by the Maryland State Law Library, the People’s Law Library contains legal information on many topics, such as bankruptcy, disabilities law, family law and welfare law. A directory of places to find free legal help is also available here.
Maintained by the staff of the
State Library Resource Center,
Enoch Pratt Free Library