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.

NOTE: Beginning in 2015, in addition to Monday morning and Wednesday morning hours, the Family Law Assistance Program will also be open on the 1st and 3rd Friday mornings of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Family Law Assistance Program will be open two evenings a month, in the meeting room at the East Columbia Branch public library from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the following upcoming dates:

  • Family Law Assistance Program evening dates:
    December 13 & 20, 2016
    January 10 & 17, 2017
    February 14 & 21, 2017
    March 14 & 21, 2017
    April 11 & 18, 2017
    May 9 & 16, 2017
    June 13 & 20, 2017

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