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

In addition, the Family Law Assistance Program will be held in the meeting room at the East Columbia Branch public library, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the following dates:

2014
  • June 10 & 17
  • July 15 & 22
  • August 19 & 26
  • September 9 & 16
  • October 14 & 21
  • November 18
  • December 9 & 16
2015
NOTE: Beginning in 2015, the Family Law Assistance Program will be open on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • January 13 & 20
  • February 10 & 17
  • March 10 & 17
  • April 14 & 21
  • May 12 & 19
  • June 9 & 16