Community Legal Services of Prince George's County

Name:   Community Legal Services of Prince George's County
     
Address:   P.O. Box 374
    Riverdale, MD 20738
     
Phone Number:   240-391-6370 or 240-391-6395
     
Fax Number:   240-391-6356
     
   

Community Legal Services of Prince George's County provides civil legal assistance to low-income persons of Prince George's County through a panel of pro bono and reduced-fee attorneys.

  • Lawyer Referral Program

    Persons with civil legal matters in Prince George's County may apply for a lawyer to represent them. Clients are screened for income eligibility and the facts of the case are reviewed.

    Intake Line:

    240-391-6370 or 240-391-6395
    Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
    9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

    Hearing impaired clients can reach us via:
    Maryland Relay System
    1-800-735-2258

    Staff members speak English and Spanish. Proof of financial eligibility is required. Legal matters handled include divorce, custody, visitation, guardianship, wills, bankruptcy chapter 7, defense of suits in tort or contract, some landlord-tenant cases, etc. A fee of $25 - $35 is required for processing an application.

  • Foreclosure Prevention Program

    Our Foreclosure Prevention Program seeks to assist homeowners at risk of losing their homes due to foreclosure with an opportunity to maintain their home. Volunteer attorneys will help eligible homeowners with loss mitigation, including negotiations of payments, forbearance, and/or modification plans.

    Intake Line:
    240-391-6413
    Monday and Friday
    9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

  • Bankruptcy Program

    We refer bankruptcy cases to volunteer attorneys. We handle Chapter 7 only. A fee of $25 is required for processing an application. Clients must meet Maryland Legal Services Corporation income guidelines (calculated on 50% of Maryland median household income). Income is based on the average monthly income for the previous six months. Client's assets must be less than $2,000.00 not including residential house equity. Clients may not own real property other than the residence in which they or their spouse resides.

    Intake Line:
    240-391-6370 or 240-391-6395
    Monday through Friday
    9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Community Legal Services is moving our administrative office effective May 14, 2012.  Our clinics remain open at all locations.

Administrative office
6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 720
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Client lines: 240-391-6370 or 240-391-6395

Foreclosure clients: 240-391-6413

Fax: 240-391-6356

Executive Director: Jessica Quincosa

E-Mail: quincosa@clspgc.org
Web site: www.clspgc.org


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