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Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force releases final report

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday released the final report of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force. The report, Confronting the COVID-19 Access to Justice Crisis, is the culmination of six months of work by members of the task force and includes 59 significant legislative and policy recommendations to help Marylanders recover from the …


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Governor Hogan, Attorney General Frosh announce $11.7 million to provide legal services to residents facing eviction, homelessness

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that $11.7 million in general funds will be directed to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation to provide legal services to families facing eviction and other housing security issues. As many national and local studies establish, counsel in eviction cases often means the difference between families staying …


Attorney General Frosh, COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force request Gov. Hogan dedicate portion of CARES Act funding to debt assistance, legal aid

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force on Tuesday sent letters to Governor Hogan requesting a portion of CARES Act funding be dedicated to stem the anticipated tide of mass evictions and debt collections. The moratoria on evictions for failure to pay rent and consumer debt cases expired August 31st. …

Frosh requests extension of moratorium on evictions

BALTIMORE, MD—On behalf of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week sent a letter to the chief judges of the Court of Appeals and the District Court of Maryland requesting the Court extend its moratoria on eviction actions and debt collection cases until January 31, 2021. In its letter to …