Allegany Law is a legal services program assisting low-income clients and seniors in Allegany County in Western Maryland in civil cases. Assistance includes referrals to pro bono attorneys and representation by contract attorneys providing reduced fee assistance through legal clinics and court representation. Eligible clients are provided assistance with their cases at no cost. Allegany Law was founded by the Bar Association of Allegany County in 1997.
Programs and Clinics
Pro Bono Legal Representation
Provides free legal services to clients who otherwise would be unable to afford representation in contested family law matters. The case must be in Allegany Count and fall under our case priorities. You will be asked to provide proof of your income and will go through a screening process before your case is placed with an attorney. Clients will usually use the services of the Family Law Self-Help Clinic to initiate the case and then seek a placement in the Judicare Program after the opposing party has been served and responds. Attorneys who participate in the Judicare program are paid a significantly reduced fee by Allegany Law Foundation.
Family Law Self-Help Clinics
Every Tuesday 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Circuit Court Annex
59 Prospect Square
Cumberland, MD 21502
Services for Seniors
Free Wills for Veterans
Call Allegany Law Foundation at (301) 722-3390 to learn more about this FREE opportunity.
In order to qualify a low-income screening is required. Certain asset and income guidelines may apply.
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Allegany Law Foundation Inc.13 Canal Street Rm 404, Cumberland, MD 21502
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm
Intake Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am – Noon