Self-Help Videos

Have a legal problem and don’t know where to begin? These videos may help. Each video includes transcripts in English and Spanish, a tip sheet, and links to resources, forms, and court services. Watch this 30-second preview to see how the Self-Help Video Library works.

Law Topics
What is service of process? Expungement? Rent Escrow? Each video in this series tackles a specific legal subject.

Representing myself
Court Basics
From filing fees to court interpreters, videos in this series deliver fundamentals on how the court operates.

Rent court for tenants
Considering becoming a guardian? Have you been appointed? This video series has the information you need for success.
Rent court for tenants
Get Started
Should you represent yourself? Or should you get a lawyer? These videos help get you on track to self-representation.
Rent court for tenants

Full Video Library

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Should I Represent Myself? Getting Started
Hiring and Working with Your Lawyer Getting Started
Finding Legal Help in a Civil Case Getting Started
What is the Law? Getting Started
How to Research the Law Getting Started
Rent Court for Landlords Law Topics
Rent Court for Tenants Law Topics
Rent Escrow Law Topics
Expungement Series: How to File Law Topics
Expungement Series: Forms Law Topics
Expungement Series: When to File Law Topics
Bringing a Small Claim Law Topics
Expungement Series: Probation Before Judgment Law Topics
Defending a Small Claim Law Topics
Expungement Series: Favorable Disposition Law Topics
Service of Process Law Topics
Expungement Series: Guilty Disposition Law Topics
The Foreclosure Process Law Topics
Foreclosure Mediation Law Topics
Mediation Law Topics
Before Court: Preparing for Your Day in Court Court Basics
Tips for Your Day in Court Court Basics
Can't Afford Court Filing Fees? Court Basics
Can't Afford Appellate Costs? Court Basics
¿Necesita un Intérprete Judicial? Court Basics
Need A Court Interpreter? Court Basics
Overview of Maryland Courts Court Basics
Child Custody - Important Terms Family
Child Welfare - People You Will Meet Family
Child Welfare - Hearings Family
Child Welfare - The Court's Role Family
Adult Guardianship: Introduction to Adult Guardianship Family
Adult Guardianship: The Role of Guardian of the Person Family
Adult Guardianship: The Role of Guardian of the Property Family
Child Custody - Trial Family
Child Custody - Proceedings Family
Child Custody - How to File Family