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Navigating Third Party Custody and Non-Parent Custody Rights in Maryland

The concept of Third Party Child Custody has dramatically changed since Maryland's 2016 Supreme Court of Maryland's decision granting parental rights to de-facto parents. Any party who seeks child custody or visitation and who is not the biological or adoptive parent is considered a third party and are generally without legal rights unless specific circumstances […]

Human Trafficking & the Law: Combatting Misinformation, Aiding in Prevention, and Helping Survivors Heal

University of Baltimore School of Law 1401 North Charles St., Baltimore

Please join the Human Trafficking Prevention Project, a partnership between the University of Baltimore School of Law and Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, as we host a in-person training on providing criminal record relief to survivors of human trafficking. This free training will provide licensed attorney participants with an introduction to the crime of human trafficking, address […]

My Home, My Deed, My Legacy Clinic


MVLS is seeking volunteer attorneys for its “My Home, My Deed, My Legacy” clinic on February 28, 2023 (3-7 pm) in Cherry Hill (Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center - 201 Reedbird Ave, Baltimore, MD 21225). Volunteer attorneys assist homeowners with identifying basic estate and deed issues to increase their housing stability. This is an […]