District Court Self-Help Resource Centers

Notice: Walk-in self-help centers are temporarily closed to protect the health and safety of court visitors and staff. The Maryland Court Self-Help Center is still operating to help Marylanders with civil legal problems on the phone and by live chat.

To speak with a lawyer,
Call 410-260-1392 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Chat from 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The District Court Self-Help Resource Centers provides free limited legal services for people who are not represented by an attorney.

Get help with civil District Court cases, including:

  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Small and Large Claims
  • Consumer matters like car repossessions, debt collection, and credit card cases
  • Return of Property (Replevin and Detinue)
  • Domestic Violence/Peace Orders
  • Expungement

Who can we help?  An individual with a legal problem. We cannot help relatives or agents of the person with the legal problem as well as businesses, including sole proprietorships, LLCs, third parties, and personal representatives.

Self-Help Center lawyers will not represent you in court.

This service is provided to help you represent yourself.
City/County Address Days Hours
Baltimore City 501 East Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
3rd Floor
Catonsville

1 Rolling Cross Road
Catonsville, MD 21228

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
2nd Floor
Cambridge 310 Gay Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
Friday

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12 – 1 p.m.

Frederick 100 W. Patrick Street 
Frederick, MD 21701
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lower Level
Glen Burnie 7500 Gov. Ritchie Hwy
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2nd Floor
Hagerstown 36 W. Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Monday

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2nd Floor
Salisbury 201 Baptist Street,
Salisbury, MD 21801
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Room 2248A
Upper Marlboro 14735 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Monday -Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Bourne Wing, Room 069B

Unable to walk-in?

Call the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center at 410-260-1392 or click to chat now.