Baltimore City’s Tax Sale Foreclosure Process Must Be Reformed

In Baltimore City, a homeowner can lose her home through tax sale foreclosure for as little as $250 in delinquent property taxes or $350 in delinquent water bills. Unlike a mortgage foreclosure, a homeowner generally receives no compensation for loss of equity, even if the value of the property exceeds the amount of taxes due.…

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Custody, Visitation & Child Support

Opposing party filed for custody of minor son. Client is seeking custody and support from opposing party. Client is residing with family members since the DV incident. Client said she has a health condition were she had brain injury due to car accident. She says she needs to write things sometimes to remember however, it…

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Contract Negotiation (ASAP)

Assist a 501(c)(3) organization in negotiating a contract to provide services to an historic building. If you are interested in learning more about this pro bono opportunity, please contact Megan Wakefield at Community Law Center, Inc., meganw@communitylaw.org or 410-366-0922 x 118.

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Bankruptcy – Chapter 7

Single mother needs assistance with keeping up with her bankruptcy filing. The petition was filed December 19, 2014 and the 341 meeting was held on January 28, 2015. Mother still needs to complete her pre-filing counseling and has a number of creditors that need to be added. The trustee did not require any further documentation…

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Other Tort – Minor

MVLS received this referral from the Legal Aid Bureau’s Child Advocacy Unit. Child/client who is currently in foster care, was involved in an altercation in 2010 with her prior foster care parent. Client was 14 at the time. Client states that she is being sued for damages done to foster parent’s hand. Client states that…

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Community Development Corporation

Assist a Baltimore County 501(c)(3) community organization to either create a new Community Development Corporation (CDC) or to restructure the existing nonprofit to meet the community’s needs. If you are interested in learning more about this pro bono opportunity, please contact Megan Wakefield at Community Law Center, Inc., meganw@communitylaw.org or 410-366-0922 x 118.

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Client seeks Chapter 7 bankruptcy for consumer debts, including post-eviction rent balance and a vehicle loan, and medical bills. There is no real property or assets involved in this matter. Client does not have any co-debtors or co-signed for another’s debt. Client has never filed for bankruptcy and has completed credit counseling in the last…

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Probate

70 year old low income client is seeking legal advice regarding whether or not she can obtain several Shares of Stock from her deceased husband’s former employer. Her husband’s employer filed for bankruptcy. Interested attorneys can contact Jacqueline Jones at 410-396-5605 or jjones@baltimorebar.org.

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Housing/Real Estate

67 year old senior is now living in a senior apartment building in Baltimore. Client filed bankruptcy in 2010 and deeded her house back to Wells Fargo Bank. Client has now received a letter from Wells Fargo Bank stating that she still owes 24K on the house. Client is seeking legal advice to understand if…

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Housing/Mortgage

63 year old disabled client is seeking legal advice regarding a 1st and 2nd mortgage on the home that she purchased in 1991. Client believes that the $6,000 loan should have been paid in full; however she is still receiving loan statements from the lender. Interested attorneys can contact Jacqueline Jones at 410-396-5605 or jjones@baltimorebar.org.

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