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Legal Services

FreeState Legal Project provides legal services to low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Maryland residents.

We provide assistance with the following types of cases:Name Change

  • Name changes
  • Gender marker changes on birth certificates or State-issued identification
  • Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing, health care, school, public accommodations, and prisons/detention centers
  • Family law matters, including divorce or dissolution, child custody, child support, adoption
  • Legal protection from harassment or harm, including intimate partner (domestic) violence,

In addition to cases that are handled by FreeState staff, many of our clients are served by members of our volunteer attorney network.

 

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