Civil Law Center

The Circuit Court for Howard County Family Law Assistance Program and Civil Law Center is open by appointment. Please click following link for detailed information.

Morning Sessions:

The Civil Law Center is open on the first three Tuesdays of each month from 9 am - 12 pm. - by appointment.  When you arrive at the courthouse, please check in at the Law Library & Legal Resource Center, located on the first floor. The Civil Law Center is located in the Law Library in the Circuit Court. An attorney will provide free legal assistance in civil non-domestic matters to walk-in visitors. Some areas of the law that are civil include landlord/tenant, contracts, small claims, advance medical directives, expunging records and homeowner association disputes. Visitors must be self-represented and have low income to qualify for service. For more information, please contact the Law Librarian, Sandy Brewer, at 410-313-2135 or send an email to

Evening Sessions:

 The evening sessions are closed until further notice. Please continue to check this site for further updates.