Legal Aid-staffed self-help center expands

A legal self-help clinic based in the Glen Burnie District Court–and staffed by Maryland Legal Aid–has expanded beyond Anne Arundel, The Baltimore Sun reported today.

By utilizing the Internet and a call-in service, people with civil legal needs throughout Maryland can now access basic legal information by “chatting” online with one of four Legal Aid lawyers.

The lawyers also can provide web links with useful information. “Some, typically those with complex issues, will bring in their paperwork, said Sarah Frush, who supervises the center,” the article reported.

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