Outreach

Legal Aid In Maryland: Obtaining Free Civil Legal Services

This is a PowerPoint presentation our Chief Counsel, Shawn Boehringer, made to the Maryland Association for the Deaf November 11, 2011, about Maryland Legal Aid services.

How to Find Out Who Owns Your Mortgage

One way for clients facing foreclosure to try to get some information.

http://www.wheresthenote.com/colorofchange/

The page helps the client create the following letter to email to the servicer of their mortgage.  The client first selects their mortgage servicer from a list, and the page inserts the proper email address for the mortgage servicer for the client before sending it:

 
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  • Self Help for District Court

    The District Court website has some pretty decent materials for people trying to represent themselves in court, but the pages may be buried pretty deep on that website.  Here is the link for the main Self Help page:

    http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/index.htm

    Topics covered include:

    Arrested
    Civil

    How to File a Small Claims Case

    The Maryland Access to Justice Commission has developed a PowerPoint video about how to file a small claims case.  It is available at:

    http://www.courts.state.md.us/mdatjc/needhelp-videomultimedia.html

    In addition, the District Court has a good page on their website for pro se litigants at:

    http://www.courts.state.md.us/district/forms/civil/dccv001br.html

    Take a look at the video - it is a bit o

    Small Loans That Create BIG Problems: Payday and Auto Title Loans

    Find a recording of this presentation made by Leah Plunkett, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center, at: http://www.nclc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=109&Itemid=120.  See the materials attached below.

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