Maryland Courts

Directory of Maryland Hotlines and Helplines


Employment Law Helpline

1-877-422-9500

Answers employment law questions about your rights in the workplace. The Hotline attorneys will give you legal information on issues as: discrimination, sexual harassment, family or medical leave issues or unpaid wages.

Hours: Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Family Law Hotline

1-800-845-8550

The Hotline, through volunteer family law attorneys, provides legal information and referral to income eligible callers in the matters of divorce, custody, visitation, child support, name change and related matters.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Landlord - Tenant Helpline

410-243-6007 or 800-487-6007

Basic legal information for landlords and tenants.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Legal Forms Helpline

1-800-818-9888

The Helpline provides information on the use and completion of legal forms, and provides descriptions of court proceedings and some explanation of court instructions.

Hours: Tuesday and Friday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 4 p.m - 7 p.m.
and Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

A Spanish-speaking attorney is available by calling 1-877-293-2507. Leave a message and an attorney will return your call. (Spanish only)

Maryland Senior Legal Helpline

1-800-896-4213 or 410-951-7750

Most types of civil legal problems for any Marylander age 60 & over.

Hours: Weekdays (except Thursday) 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Domestic Violence Hotlines

CASA

301-739-8975

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, shelter, legal assistance and job placement services.

Domestic Violence Center of Howard County

410-997-2272

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, counseling, legal assistance, shelter and education.

Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County

301-864-9101

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, shelter, legal assistance, counseling and education.

House of Ruth Legal Clinic

1-888-880-7884

Maryland Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-MD-HELPS or (1-800-634-3577)

Midshore Council on Family Violence

410-822-5276

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, shelter, counseling and legal assistance.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE(7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Non-English Speaking Help

410-534-8800

Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center

410-836-8430

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, counseling, legal assistance and shelter.

YWCA Of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

410-222-6800

Provides a 24 hour domestic violence hotline, crisis intervention, counseling, legal assistance and education.