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Task force backs right to counsel in family law cases

By Madeline List, Capitol News Service

Published in the Daily Record

October 16, 2014

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – Many Marylanders without law degrees or deep pockets are acting as their own attorneys in certain civil cases. And they usually lose.

So a state task force this month recommended assigning free lawyers in certain family law cases, and spending nearly $8 million over four years to help the poorest Marylanders work through the complex court system.

Read the full article here: Task force backs right to counsel in family law cases.



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