Family Law Assistance Program

Morning Sessions

The Family Law Assistance Program is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm – appointment recommended; however, walk-ins will be seen that day, as time permits.  The Family Law Assistance Program is located in the Circuit Court for Howard County.  When you arrive, please check in at the Law Library & Legal Resource Center, located on the first floor of the courthouse.  An attorney is available to provide free consultation on how to represent oneself and complete forms for family law matters, such as custody, divorce, modification of child support and other family law issues. Visitors must be self-represented and have low to moderate income to qualify for service. If you have any questions, please contact the Law Librarian at the Circuit Court at 410-313-2135.

Evening Sessions

The Family Law Assistance Program is offered two evenings a month from 6;00pm – 8:00pm by appointment.  To schedule an appointment, please call the Law Librarian at 410-313-2135 or send an email to [email protected]. Please note: all evening sessions are offered at the East Columbia 50+ Center – located at 6610 Cradlerock Way, Columbia 21045 (next to the East Columbia Branch public library).  See below for upcoming evening dates.

Upcoming 2024 Evening dates:

May 14 & 21
June 4 & 11
July 9 & 16
August 13 & 20
September 10 & 17
October 8 & 15
November 12 & 19
December 10 & 17

For more information, please contact the Law Librarian, Sandy Brewer, at 410-313-2135 or at [email protected].