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08/09/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Client looking for assistance probating her deceased mother's estate

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client's mother passed away in 1985 with a will. The family never opened the est...

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07/15/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationCarroll County

Stay at Home Mother Needs Help Regaining Custody of Children

Carroll County | Family: Custody/Visitation

40 year old Carroll County residence seeking assistance in a divorce and custody...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesPrince George's County

PG County Homeowner Looking to Draft a Simple Will and POA

Prince George's County | Misc: Wills and Estates

69 year old PG County man needs a simple will and Power of Attorney. Only major...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Other HousingBaltimore City

Help Needed Drafting New Deed

Baltimore City | Housing: Other Housing

Client is attempting to qualify for a home improvement grant however she is havi...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore City

Section 8 Client Wants Return of Security Deposit After Landlord Did Not Renew Lease

Baltimore City | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

Client’s landlord gave notice that client’s lease would not be renewed as la...

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07/15/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.St. Mary's County

Help Needed Drafting Separation Agreement.

St. Mary's County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Client advises that the parties have reached an informal agreement on all issues...

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07/15/2021Show All Misc Other MiscellaneousBaltimore City

Baltimore City Homeowner Needs Help Redeeming Ground Rent

Baltimore City | Misc: Other Miscellaneous

Client was assisted with MLA to resolve a ground rent lien. Client is now intere...

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07/21/2021Show All Consumer Bankruptcy/Debtor ReliefBaltimore County

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help Needed

Baltimore County | Consumer: Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief

Baltimore County client is a good candidate for a chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Client h...

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07/15/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Baltimore County

Sparrows Point Resident Desperately in Need of Assistance with Divorce

Baltimore County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

65 year old woman in Baltimore County needs help filing for divorce against her...

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07/14/2021Show All Consumer Bankruptcy/Debtor ReliefBaltimore City

Client Looking for Assistance with Filing for Bankruptcy

Baltimore City | Consumer: Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief

Client has accumulated personal, medical, and credit card debt over the past few...

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07/15/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Help Needed Drafting Simple will and Medical POA

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Baltimore City resident looking to have a will and medical power of attorney dra...

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07/15/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesHarford County

Harford County Senior Looking for Help with Simple Will and POA

Harford County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Harford County Senior Looking for Help with Simple Will and POA...

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07/14/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Rehabilitated Father Seeking Visitation With His Son

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Frederick County client is seeking to establish visitation with his son. Client...

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07/14/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Client Desperate for Help in Limited Divorce and Custody Matter for Two Year Old Child

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Frederick County Client struggling with mental illness is seeking representation...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)Prince George's County

PG County Client Needs Help Transferring Home to an Irrevocable Trust

Prince George's County | Housing: Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)

Client resides in a home that is currently titled to him and his mother as a Joi...

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07/15/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Baltimore County

Abused Baltimore County Client Needs Help with Divorce (No Custody)

Baltimore County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Client and her husband were married in 2009 and have one child together (age 19)...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Frederick County

Diabetic Client Needs Help Filing for Divorce to gain Access to Marital Funds

Frederick County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

52 year old Frederick County resident seeking assistance filing for divorce from...

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07/15/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesCarroll County

Elderly Client in Carroll County Needs a Will Drafted

Carroll County | Misc: Wills and Estates

71 year old Taneytown resident looking to have a simple will drafted to give pea...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore County

Baltimore County Senior Looking to Draft Simple Will & POA

Baltimore County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Baltimore County Senior Looking to Draft Simple Will & POA. MLA is happy to assi...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesAnne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Senior Looking for Assistance Drafting a Will

Anne Arundel County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Anne Arundel County Senior Looking for Assistance Drafting a Will. MLA is availa...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)Prince George's County

Client Seeking to Remove Name from Deed in Order to Obtain Benefits

Prince George's County | Housing: Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)

Client has applied for and secured subsidized housing but has been informed that...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesWashington County

72 Year Old Client with Limited Hearing Needs Will Drafted

Washington County | Misc: Wills and Estates

72 year old Washington County Residence needs assistance drafting a simple will....

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07/16/2021Show All Housing Other HousingSt. Mary's County

Seeking Return of Security Deposit

St. Mary's County | Housing: Other Housing

St. Mary's County Client seeking return of her security deposit ($1,650). Client...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore City

Client Seeking Assistance with Return of Security Deposit and Disputing Damages to Property

Baltimore City | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

Client is a Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership voucher holder and moved out...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore City

Section 8 Client Wants Return of Security Deposit

Baltimore City | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

Client moved out of rental property following two instances of ceiling collapse,...

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04/12/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationBaltimore County

Single Dad Hasn't Been Allowed to See Daughter in a Year

Baltimore County | Family: Custody/Visitation

A single father on a very fixed income attended the birth of his daughter last y...

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07/13/2021Show All Housing Other HousingBaltimore City

Client Seeking Security Deposit Return after Vacating Unlicensed Rental

Baltimore City | Housing: Other Housing

Client began renting a property before encountering issues with the property, wh...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Washington County

Client Seeking Divorce From Husband Who Has Left the Country

Washington County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Washington county client needs help filing for divorce from her husband who is n...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Baltimore City Resident Seeking Help Probating Brother's Estate

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client's brother died in in January 2021 intestate. The decedent was divorced an...

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07/14/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Frederick County Mother Needs Help Filing for Custody and Child Support

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Frederick County Client’s former partner left the client and their children a...

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07/13/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore City

Section 8 Client Seeking Assistance with Small Claim for Security Deposit

Baltimore City | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

Client is a Section 8 voucher holder. Client gave landlord a 30 day notice that...

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07/14/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationCarroll County

Client with Disability Needs Help Filing for Divorce and Custody

Carroll County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client is currently seeking divorce as well as primary custody of the parties ch...

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07/14/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationCarroll County

Client Seeking Help with Modification of Joint Legal Custody

Carroll County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client and child’s father have joint legal custody of their child, while clien...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingWashington County

Section 8 Client Seeking Assistance with Security Deposit Return

Washington County | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

Client is a Section 8 voucher holder who documented their cleaning of the rental...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Client with Stage 4 Lung Cancer Needs Will

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client has stage 4 lung cancer and would like a simple will drafted to provide a...

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07/09/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore County

Elderly Client on fixed income seeking assistance probating his brother's estate

Baltimore County | Misc: Wills and Estates

70 year old baltimore county resident who brother passed away last May without a...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Other MiscellaneousBaltimore County

Client Seeking Assistance with Changing Name on Deed

Baltimore County | Misc: Other Miscellaneous

Client resides in the home that had belonged to his parents. Both parents are no...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesWashington County

Washington County Resident Seeking Simple Will

Washington County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Senior resident would like assistance drafting a will. Client would like all ass...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Client Seeking Full Custody of Grandchild

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client has received temporary custody of grandchild due drug-related issues with...

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07/02/2021Show All Individual Rights Criminal Record ExpungementAnne Arundel County

Expungement Assistance Needed

Anne Arundel County | Individual Rights: Criminal Record Expungement

Anne Arundel County Client seeking Criminal Record Expungement...

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07/13/2021Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantCarroll County

Client Seeking Return of Security Deposit and Prorated Rent

Carroll County | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

Client sent the landlord timely notice that client would vacate property. Landlo...

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07/16/2021Show All Individual Rights Criminal Record ExpungementBaltimore City

Baltimore City Client Needs Criminal Record Reviewed for Expungement Assistance

Baltimore City | Individual Rights: Criminal Record Expungement

Baltimore City Client Needs Criminal Record Reviewed for Expungement Assistance....

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationWashington County

Client Seeking Full Custody of Children

Washington County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client and former partner previously gave the partner’s mother guardianship ov...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationWashington County

Client Seeking to Regain Primary Custody

Washington County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client received a motion from adverse party requesting change in custody. Advers...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationGarrett County

Mother Seeking Increased Visitation with Son

Garrett County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Washington County Mother has had supervised visitation with her 4 year old child...

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07/09/2021Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantWashington County

Single Mother in Washington County Seeking the Return of her Security Deposit

Washington County | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

53 year old Washington County resident moved from her apartment in November 2020...

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07/14/2021Show All Housing Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)Baltimore City

Widowed Client Needs Help Getting Name on Deed for House

Baltimore City | Housing: Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)

Client’s home is titled under deceased spouse’s name. The home is paid for,...

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07/01/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Client Needs Help to Probate Deceased Mother's Estate to Qualify for BGE Assistance and Stay in Home

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Baltimore City client resides in a home that is titled to his deceased mother. C...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore County

Baltimore County Resident Seeking Assistance with Probating Deceased Mother’s Estate

Baltimore County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client resides in the home belonging to her deceased mother. Client’s mother h...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Carroll County

Nursing Home Resident in Need of Help Filing For Divorce

Carroll County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Parties separated in 2018 and have had no contact since. Client is now in a nurs...

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesCecil County

Client in Need of a Simple Will

Cecil County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Cecile county client with no children would like assistance drafting a Will....

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07/16/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesAllegany County

Client in Cumberland Looking to Have a Simple Will Drafted

Allegany County | Misc: Wills and Estates

47 year old man in Cumberland would like a simple will drafted to leave assets t...

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07/15/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Baltimore City

Disabled Client Needs Help Filing For Absolute Divorce

Baltimore City | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Client has multiple benign tumors that prevent her from working. Her husband lef...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Baltimore City

Disabled Client Needs Help in Divorce Case

Baltimore City | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Disabled client's sole income is social security. Her husband has filed for divo...

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07/12/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore City

Baltimore City Resident In Subsidized Housing Seeking Return of Security Deposit

Baltimore City | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

40 year old resident of Baltimore city who resided in an apartment under a HUD v...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationWashington County

Client Seeking Shared Custody of Child

Washington County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client’s former partner was awarded emergency custody in 2020. Since then, the...

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07/13/2021Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantCarroll County

Client Seeking Return of Security Deposit

Carroll County | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

Client seeking return of her security deposit from her prior landlord. Client pr...

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07/02/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesMontgomery County

Client seeking attorney to review a trust agreement

Montgomery County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client's Mother passed away in November 2020 and left assets to him and his brot...

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02/23/2021Show All Housing Other HousingBaltimore City

Client Needs Security Deposit

Baltimore City | Housing: Other Housing

Client moved out of her apartment in July 2020. The management of the building h...

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02/18/2021Show All Housing Other HousingBaltimore City

Client is Being Mistreated by Executor of Special Needs Trust

Baltimore City | Housing: Other Housing

Client was made the beneficiary of a special needs trust set up by her grandfath...

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06/30/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

54 year old resident of Baltimore City whose mother passed away in February 2020 seeking an attorney to probate the estate

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

54 year old resident of Baltimore CIty whose mother passed away in February 2020...

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07/01/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesAnne Arundel County

Elderly client on fixed income needs help preparing quitclaim deed

Anne Arundel County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Elderly client on fixed income needs help preparing quitclaim deed to remove son...

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07/02/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Anne Arundel County

Homeless Client Seeking Assistance Filing for Divorce

Anne Arundel County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Homeless Client has been separated from her husband for more than seven years an...

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07/13/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Probate Assistance Needed in Baltimore City

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

Client is seeking assistance contesting the appointment of a personal representa...

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02/22/2021Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantBaltimore City

Client Needs Assistance with the Return of Her Security Deposit

Baltimore City | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

The Client is 63-years-old and over the last twelve months, she has been trying...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Client Seeking Assistance with Modifying Custody and Child Support

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client believes that it is detrimental to her child’s mental health to be arou...

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07/02/2021Show All Housing Federally Subsidized HousingBaltimore County

Section 8 Client Needing Assistance with Return of Security Deposit

Baltimore County | Housing: Federally Subsidized Housing

client resided in a property in Catonsville under a section 8 voucher that she p...

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05/12/2021Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Charles County

Disabled Charles County Woman Seeking Representation in Divorce (no minor children)

Charles County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Disabled Charles County woman seeking attorney to assist with filing for divorce...

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02/26/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesBaltimore City

Client Needs Help Obtaining Late Grandmother's Property

Baltimore City | Misc: Wills and Estates

The Client’s grandmother passed away in 2020. The Client’s grandmother told...

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05/12/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationHoward County

Single Mother Seeking Help Modifying Order to Allow Teenage Child to Stay With Her

Howard County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Howard County Client seeking help Modifying an custody Order out of Arizona to a...

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07/02/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationWashington County

Washington County Mother In Need of Representation for Divorce and Custody

Washington County | Family: Custody/Visitation

33 year old Washington county Mother seeking assistance filing for divorce and c...

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02/18/2020Show All Family Divorce/Sep./Annul.Frederick County

Client Needs Help with Divorce and Custody

Frederick County | Family: Divorce/Sep./Annul.

Client is seeking a divorce from his wife of 20 years after she committed adulte...

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07/13/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesAnne Arundel County

Elderly Client Needs Help with Deceased Brother's Estate

Anne Arundel County | Misc: Wills and Estates

Elderly client in Carroll County seeking assistance obtaining funds left over fr...

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07/16/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationFrederick County

Client Looking for Assistance Obtaining Full Physical Custody

Frederick County | Family: Custody/Visitation

Client obtained emergency custody after former partner would not return child af...

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03/01/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesSt. Mary's County

Client Needs Assistance Receiving Their Inheritance

St. Mary's County | Misc: Wills and Estates

The Client’s parents transferred a farmland property to their 2 children follo...

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09/11/2019Show All Family Custody/VisitationBaltimore County

Client Would Like A Relationship With His Son

Baltimore County | Family: Custody/Visitation

The Client is seeking enforcement of an existing court order for visitation righ...

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02/26/2021Show All Consumer Other Consumer/FinanceHarford County

Client Needs Help Collecting a Judgment

Harford County | Consumer: Other Consumer/Finance

The Client bought a car which stopped working 45 days after buying it. The Clien...

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06/30/2021Show All Family Custody/VisitationBaltimore County

Baltimore County Father looking to Establish Visitation

Baltimore County | Family: Custody/Visitation

44 year old Father looking for assistance seeking visitation with his 13 year ol...

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07/02/2021Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantBaltimore County

Help Needed to Reinstate Section 8 Voucher

Baltimore County | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

Baltimore County client who lost her voucher in 2014 and became homeless has reg...

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05/30/2019Show All Housing Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)Washington County

Disabled Client Would Like to Stay in His Home

Washington County | Housing: Homeownership/Real Property (Not Foreclosure)

Disabled Client would like to stay in his home. His father owned the property an...

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02/04/2019Show All Housing Private Landlord/TenantWashington County

Woman seeks Security Deposit to Find Stable Housing

Washington County | Housing: Private Landlord/Tenant

The Client needs assistance receiving her security deposit. The Client moved out...

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05/01/2019Show All Consumer Collect/Repo/Def/GarnshBaltimore County

Client Wants Bankruptcy Advice

Baltimore County | Consumer: Collect/Repo/Def/Garnsh

Client just wants to talk to someone regarding bankruptcy and the different reas...

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05/01/2019Show All Consumer Bankruptcy/Debtor ReliefAnne Arundel County

Client has Credit Card and Personal Loan Debt

Anne Arundel County | Consumer: Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief

The Client is interested in filing for bankruptcy after his bills began to accum...

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03/01/2021Show All Misc Wills and EstatesAnne Arundel County

Client Needs Estate Advice

Anne Arundel County | Misc: Wills and Estates

The Client has an estate matter following her mother’s death in November 2016....

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05/01/2019Show All Consumer Bankruptcy/Debtor ReliefMontgomery County

Client Wants to Know Bankruptcy Options

Montgomery County | Consumer: Bankruptcy/Debtor Relief

The Client has a lot of credit card debt and filed for bankruptcy many years ago...

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