Senior Legal Services - Baltimore Bar Foundation

Organization Description

Senior Legal Services’ mission is to provide legal advice, advocacy, counseling, education and representation to the senior community in Baltimore City, and to improve the quality of life and negate the exploitation of Baltimore seniors. Senior Legal Services is a project of the Baltimore Bar Foundation and the Bar Association of Baltimore City.

Program Details

Legal Help for Seniors

Program Website: Legal Help for Seniors

Program Description:

Senior Legal Services (SLS) provides free legal advice, services, and representation to Baltimore City residents age sixty (60) and older. SLS will provide legal assistance with:

  • Estate planning and administration: Will, advanced medical directive, financial power of attorney, life estate deed, personal representative deed
  • Housing: Foreclosure or tax sale and financial stability and exploitation
  • Debt collection and consumer issues: Student loans, contract disputes, utilities, deceptive/fraudulent sales practices, and more)
  • Elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation

 


Program Contact Phone: 410-332-8468
Office days/hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Intake days/hours (by phone): Monday-Thursday, 10am-Noon
Cost or fee (describe): No cost
Description of other: Potential clients are encouraged to call us at (410) 396-1322 or (410) 396-5605 during intake hours. Existing clients are encouraged to call outside of those hours.
Eligibility-residence-county: Baltimore City
Eligibility-income: Maryland Legal Services Corporation Guidelines
Eligibility-age: Individuals age sixty (60) and older
Services
Consumer: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - General: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - Landlord/Tenant: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Life and Health Planning: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Wills, Estates, Probate: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
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