Maryland Courts

Civil Law Center

Morning Sessions:

The Civil Law Center is open on the first three Tuesdays of each month from 9 am - 12 pm. No appointment is necessary. The Civil Law Center is located in the Law Library in the Circuit Court. An attorney provides free legal assistance in civil non-domestic matters, to walk-ins. Some areas of the law that are civil include, landlord/tenant, contracts, small claims, advance medical directives, expunging records and homeowner association disputes. Visitors must be self-represented and have low 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 Civil Law Center is open on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  The evening sessions are offered in the 50+ Center – located in the East Columbia Branch public library at 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia 21045.  **Please note: the 50+ Center IS open during library renovations.

Upcoming Evening Dates: October 3, November 7, December 5, 2017; January 2, February 6, March 6, 2018.