Women

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We endeavor to provide needed support to women who are exiting the judicial system and are struggling with their re-entry or recovery. We provide a confidential and free service, offering phone support and referrals to needed resources.

410-253-5344
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The League of Women voters promotes political responsibility and active participation in the affairs of government. The League observes, monitors, studies, discusses, educates, lobbies and testifies on issues of local, state and national import. The League also provides voter registration services for special groups. We are available to conduct candidate forums in municipalities, if requested. During the November election time period, they put out Voter Guides in the local newspapers, libraries, and schools in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties.

Contact: 
Janice W. Bain-Kerr, Leadership Team
410-269-0232
P.O. Box 1724
Easton, MD 21601
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Meetings held at the Zion Methodist Church, 2nd Tuesdays September - May from 9:45 - Noon.
With:
Coffee and Brunch, Speakers/Topics, Conversations, Fun Crafts, and Moms' Night Out and Playdates

Contact: 
Shana Pressley
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Coffee & Brunch. Speakers/Topics. Conversations. Fun Crafts. Moms Nights out & Play Dates. Sept - May. 1st Friday, 10am - Noon. 2nd Fridays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm. At St. Luke's UMC. 100 S. 5th Ave. Denton

Contact: 
Gillian Breedlove
410-479-2171
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Meetings held at the Talbot Bible Church, 2nd Mondays September - May 9:30 - 11:30am
With:
Coffee and Brunch, Speakers and Topics, Conversations, Fun Crafts, Moms' Nights Out and Playdates
Childcare available.

Contact: 
Laura Ackerson
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Get Legal Help
The Women’s Law Center of Maryland provides free legal services to help you protect your legal rights. Assistance is provided in the areas of family law, domestic violence and employment law. Our hotlines allow you to talk with an attorney who will give you information to help you understand your legal problem and tell you about community resources. Through the legal representation projects, you may be able to get a free lawyer to represent you in your case. The educational materials can help you understand the law and your rights.

Human Trafficking
Legal services for survivors of sex trafficking helps them remove prostitution convictions from their criminal records.

Hotlines
1-800-845-8550
M–F 9:30am–4:30pm
When you call the Family Law Hotline, you will talk briefly with an attorney for free. The attorney will give you basic information about Maryland family law to help you understand your rights and legal options. The lawyer can answer your questions about:
Separation
Divorce
Custody and visitation
Child support
Marital property
Alimony
Paternity
Name change
Guardianship
The Family Law Hotline attorney can not represent you in your family law case. The attorney may give you the phone number of a lawyer referral service in your area that may help you find an attorney to represent you. You may call the Hotline as often as you need. Due to the heavy volume of calls received, Hotline services are limited to brief conversations that will provide you with information. The Family Law Hotline services are available only to callers who are low-income. The Hotline attorney will ask you about your income and will collect other basic information.

Legal Forms Helpline
1-800-818-9888 (English)
T, W, F 9am–12:30pm, Th 9am–4pm
1-877-293-2507 (Spanish)
Leave a message and a Spanish-speaking attorney will return your call. The Legal Forms Helpline is a free telephone service to assist you if you are filing your family law case without the help of an attorney. The Helpline attorney can explain how to complete the required domestic relations forms, how to file the papers and how to move your case forward. The Helpline attorney can help you choose and complete forms you need for:
divorce
custody
visitation
child support
name change
modification of child support
modification of custody
modification of visitation
contempt for failure to pay child support
contempt for failure to provide visitation
guardianship

1-800-818-9888