Consumer Law Resources

Consumer Law Resources

Consumer Law


Below you’ll find links to previously recorded trainings and other materials related to consumer law. For a list of upcoming trainings, please visit our events calendar. If you have any questions or need additional information, please reach out to Amy Hennen, Director of Financial Stabilization and Advocacy, at 443-451-4064 or Aja’ Mallory, Consumer Staff Attorney, at 443-451-4079.

Available Trainings


Bankruptcy 101

These training materials require the acceptance of a MVLS pro bono case. Please contact Amy Hennen for more information.

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Bankruptcy Bypass Webinar

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Building and Rebuilding Credit

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Credit and Race: Presentation

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Bail Bonds vs. Home Detention

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Prioritizing Debt

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Older Adults and Financial Stability in Unstable Times

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MD’s Student Loan Ombudsman & What It Means for Student Loan Borrowers

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Debt Relief Scams – Helping Clients Avoid and Recover

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Nuts & Bolts of Defending Consumers in District Court

These training materials require the acceptance of a MVLS pro bono case. Please contact Amy Hennen for more information.

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Video / Slides

Financial Regulation – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but Were Too Afraid to Ask

From The Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation

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Discovery and Evidence Gathering in District Court Collections

Building a Case. These training materials require the acceptance of a MVLS pro bono case. Please contact Amy Hennen for more information.

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Bankruptcy Attorney Resources


Bankruptcy Attorney Packet

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Bankruptcy Bypass Attorney Packet

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Application for the Waiver of the Chapter 7 Filing Fee

For Individuals Who Cannot Pay the Filing Fee in Full or in Installments

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Application for Paying Filing Fee in Installments

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Bankruptcy Software for MVLS Cases

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MSBA Ethics Committee Opinion – Ethics Docket 2015-05

Finding: “Limited scope no-asset Chapter 7 pro bono representation, with the proposed prescreening safeguards implemented and under the circumstances presented to us, does not create a Rule 1.7 conflict.”

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Bankruptcy Bypass Documents


Bankruptcy Bypass Program Steps

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Asset Screening Checklist

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List of Creditors

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Creditor Call Log

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Sample

Sample Letter if Client Refuses Bankruptcy Bypass

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Bankruptcy Bypass Brochure

Sent to client after intake

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Bankruptcy Bypass F.A.Q.

Sent to client after intake

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