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Foreclosure Clinic Wrap-Up

Thank you Shikha!
Thank you Shikha!
Thank you Ellyn!
Thank you Ellyn!

Earlier this week, on November 18, 2015, the Law Library hosted its monthly Foreclosure Clinic! Thank you Shikha Parikh, Ellyn Riedl and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) for providing this much-needed service to Maryland’s self-represented litigants. Two people met with our volunteer attorney to discuss their ongoing foreclosure matters.

The next clinic date is scheduled for Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Individuals are served on a first-come, first-served basis, and these consultations are usually twenty minutes. Please sign up, in-person, at the Law Library’s service desk on December 16, 2015.

We recommend that you prepare for your meeting with the attorney. Here are a few suggestions.

  • Bring all your paperwork or other information related to the foreclosure.
  • Write a list of specific questions.Organize your paperwork from most recent on top to oldest on bottom.
  • Write a list of specific questions.
  • Prepare a timeline of your matter, including any deadlines.

If you need assistance prior to December 16, 2015, check out these resources.

  • Civil Justice – Civil Justice provides Marylanders with foreclosure assistance. Check out their website or call them at 410-706-0174 for more information.
  • Foreclosure Mediation Brief Advice Project – This is a free clinic open to homeowners facing foreclosure without legal representation. To speak with an attorney, you can CALL THE HELPLINE at (443) 808-0076 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. You can also WALK-IN on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (no new intake after 4:00 p.m.) at the Office of Administrative Hearings, Administrative Law Building, 11101 Gilroy Rd, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031. For more information, check out our blog post.
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) – MVLS may be able to represent you in your foreclosure matter. Call MVLS at 410-547-6537 for more information.

You can find a list of additional assistance resources at the People’s Law Library.

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