Maryland Courts

Family Law Assistance Program

The Family Law Assistance Program is open on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The Family Law Assistance Program is located in the Circuit Court, Room 401C, in front of Courtroom #2. An attorney is available to provide free consultation on how to represent oneself and complete forms for family law matters, such as custody, divorce, domestic violence, modification of child support, visitation and other family law issues. Visitors must be self-represented and have low income to qualify for service.

NOTE: Beginning in 2015, in addition to Monday morning and Wednesday morning hours, the Family Law Assistance Program will also be open on the 1st and 3rd Friday mornings of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Family Law Assistance Program will be open two evenings a month, in the meeting room at the East Columbia Branch public library from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the following upcoming dates:

  • Family Law Assistance Program 2016 evening dates:
    July 12 & 19
    August 9 & 16
    September 13 & 20
    October 11 & 18
    November 8 & 15
    December 13 & 20

If you have any questions about the Program, please call the Law Librarian, Sandy Brewer, at 410-313-2135.