Carroll County residents who are 60 years or older can get free legal assistance, courtesy of the Bureau of Aging & Disabilities. Services are provided through the Mid-Western Maryland Office of the Legal Aid Bureau. Seniors can call the Legal Aide Bureau at 1-800-679-8813 between 9:00 am and noon on Monday – Friday with questions. Seniors can also attend walk-in clinics that will be held between 1:00 – 4:00 pm at various Carroll County Senior & Community Centers Schedule.

2019 Legal Aid Clinic Dates in Carroll County Senior Centers

More information can be found at the Maryland Legal Aid website: https://www.mdlab.org/

Some legal issues for which you can receive help include:

  • Consumer Complaints
  • Debt Collection
  • Evictions
  • Food Stamps
  • Foreclosures
  • Garnishments
  • Health Insurance
  • Medical assistance
  • Medicare
  • Social Security
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Family law
  • Contested custody
  • Protective orders
  • Wage disputes
  • Nursing Home issues
  • Wills
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Medical Advanced Directives