Free Women’s Law Centers

Rich or poor, women in Maryland can get free telephone help in filling out the forms to represent themselves in family court matters that are simple and uncontested. The hotline number is 800-845-8550 and it operates Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Or women can call the hotline for information on family law issues, such as, how to obtain a separation, child custody, child support, and how to escape domestic violence. Contact: The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc., 305 West Chesapeake Ave., Suite 201, Towson, MD 21204; 410-321-8761; {admin@wlcmd.org}; {www.wlcmd.org}. Women in the state of Washington can call a free legal Information and Referral line that is staffed with attorneys and paralegals to respond to questions about family law or employment. They also can receive legal rights publications including Sexual Harassment in Employment and Education; Family Law in Washington State: Your Rights and Responsibilities; and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; A Legal Guide for Washington State. You can also attend free legal workshops, or receive help in filling out legal forms, and free legal consultations in domestic violence cases. Contact: Northwest Women’s Law Center, 119 South Main St., Suite 410, Seattle WA 98104-2515; 206 682 9552; Fax: 206 682 9556; Legal Information and Referral: 206-621-7691; {NWWLC@nwwlc.org}; {www.nwwlc.org}.

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