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Programs & Clinics

Programs

LAWYER REFERRAL PROGRAM

Our Lawyer Referral Program provides legal representation to qualified clients. Clients are screened for income eligibility and the facts of the case are reviewed. Assistance is provided in cases involving: divorce, custody, child support, visitation, domestic violence, guardianship, foreclosure prevention, wills, landlord/tenant, unpaid wages, tort defense, bankruptcy, and other non-fee generating civil legal matters. An application fee (currently $25) will be charged for processing of the application to be referred to a volunteer lawyer. Staff members speak English and Spanish.

240-391-6370
MD Relay 800-735-2258
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Our Foreclosure Prevention Project seeks to assist homeowners at risk of losing their homes due to foreclosure with an opportunity to retain their home or Tenants in foreclosures. Volunteer lawyers will help eligible homeowners with loss mitigation, negotiations of repayment, forbearance, and/or loan modification plans.

240-391-6370 ext. 2
Monday - Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

BANKRUPTCY PROGRAM

Our Bankruptcy Program provides legal representation in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases.

240-391-6370
MD Relay 800-735-2258 (TTY)
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WELLNESS PROGRAM

Our Domestic Violence Wellness Program provides survivors of violence with comprehensive legal advice and representation for all their civil needs. Survivors will legal needs will be identified and assessed by a staff attorney with representation provided as needed.

240-391-6370
MD Relay 800-735-2258
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Clinics

FAMILY LAW CLINIC FOR THE SELF-REPRESENTED

We provide brief advice to persons who are not represented by a lawyer. Staff members speak English and Spanish. CLS staff lawyers may not represent clients. Legal matters handled include: family law, domestic violence, guardianship of disabled adults, small claims and tenant matters.

Courthouse, Upper Marlboro
14735 Main Street
Room 2435M
 
Monday – Thursday - Sign-in begins at 9:00 a.m.
20 minute time slots 
We assist the first 18 litigants.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon only.
We assist the first 9 litigants.

LATINO COMMUNITY FAMILY LAW CLINIC

We provide brief advice to self-represented litigants. Staff members speak Spanish and English. Income eligible clients, including domestic violence victims, may be referred to a lawyer through this program

Prince George's County Multi Service Center
1401 University Blvd. East
Langley Park, MD 20783
 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
We assist the first 16 litigants.

WORKERS’ RIGHTS LEGAL CLINIC

CLS provides brief legal advice in employment law matters and assistance in collecting unpaid wages. Staff members speak Spanish and English.

Prince George's County Multi Service Center
1401 University Blvd. East
Langley Park, MD 20783

Tuesdays open at 9:00 a.m.
We assist the first 10 people.

SUITLAND LAW CLINIC

Our Suitland Clinic operates by appointment only. Legal matters handled include family law, domestic violence, guardianship of disabled adults, wills, power of attorney, name change, bankruptcy, small claims, and expungement. To make an appointment please call our main office

240-391-6370, ext. 5

FORECLOSURE CLINIC

Courthouse, Upper Marlboro
14735 Main Street
Room 2435M
Foreclosure issues only !!
Friday 1:00 p.m. - last homeowner assisted at 3:30 p.m.