Maryland Court Help Centers

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday

The Maryland Court Help Centers provide free limited legal services for people who are not represented by an attorney and who are:

— The person with the legal problem.  We cannot help relatives or agents of the person with the legal problem or other third parties.

 Not acting on behalf of a business or estate. We cannot help businesses, including sole proprietorships, LLCs and personal representatives.


Lawyers will answer questions on a full range of civil case types handled by both Circuit and District Courts. Legal issues include:

  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • Family Law Matters (divorce, custody, child support, and guardianship)
  • Small ($5,000 or less) and Large (over $5,000) Claims
  • Expungement and Shielding of Records
  • Consumer matters like car repossessions, debt collection, and credit card cases
  • Return of property (replevin and detinue) cases
  • Domestic Violence/Peace Orders
  • Foreclosure