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Programs & Clinics

Programs

CLS LAWYER REFERRAL PROGRAM

Our Lawyer Referral Program provides legal representation to qualified clients. Clients are screened for income eligibility and the facts of the case are reviewed. Assistance is provided in cases involving: divorce, custody, child support, visitation, domestic violence, guardianship, foreclosure prevention, wills, landlord/tenant, unpaid wages, tort defense, bankruptcy, and other non-fee generating civil legal matters. An application fee (currently $25) will be charged for processing of the application to be referred to a volunteer lawyer. Staff members speak English and Spanish.

240-391-6370 or 6395 
MD Relay 800-735-2258
Tuesday, Thursday or Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CLS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Our Foreclosure Prevention Project seeks to assist homeowners at risk of losing their homes due to foreclosure with an opportunity to retain their home. Volunteer lawyers will help eligible homeowners with loss mitigation, negotiations of repayment, forbearance, and/or loan modification plans.

240-391-6413
Monday - Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

CLS BANKRUPTCY PROGRAM

Our Bankruptcy Program provides legal representation in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases.

240-391-6370 or 6395 ext 3
MD Relay 800-735-2258 (TTY)
Tuesday, Thursday or Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Clinics

CLS FAMILY LAW CLINIC FOR THE SELF REPRESENTED

We provide brief advice to persons who are not represented by a lawyer. Staff members speak English and Spanish. CLS staff lawyers may not represent clients. Legal matters handled include: family law, domestic violence, guardianship of disabled adults, small claims and tenant matters.

Courthouse, Upper Marlboro
14735 Main Street
Room 2435M

20 minute time slots available per client! First-come, first-served
Monday – Thursday - Sign-in begins at 9:00 a.m.
We assist the first 18 persons who sign in.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon only.
We assist the first 9 persons who sign in.
CLS FAMILY LAW CLINIC LATINO COMMUNITY OUTREACH

We provide brief advice to persons who are not represented by a lawyer. Staff members speak Spanish and English. Income eligible clients, including domestic violence victims, may be referred to a lawyer through this program

Prince George's County Multi Service Center
1401 University Blvd. East
Langley Park, MD 20783
 
First-come, first-served.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
We assist the first 14 people who sign in.
CLS WORKERS’ RIGHTS LEGAL CLINIC

CLS provides brief legal advice in employment law matters and assistance in collecting unpaid wages. Staff members speak Spanish and English.

Prince George's County Multi Service Center
1401 University Blvd. East
Langley Park, MD 20783

First-come, first-served!
Tuesday, doors open at 9:00 a.m.
We assist the first 10 people.
CLS SUITLAND LAW CLINIC

Our Suitland Clinic operates by appointment only. Legal matters handled include: family law, domestic violence, guardianship of disabled adults, wills, power of attorney, name change, bankruptcy, small claims, and expungement. To make an appointment please call our main office

240-391-6370, ext. 5
CLS FORECLOSURE CLINIC
Courthouse, Upper Marlboro
14735 Main Street
Room 2435M
Foreclosure issues only !!
Friday 1:00 p.m. - last homeowner assisted at 3:30 p.m.