Nadine Maeser
Public Information Officer
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Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer
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September 28, 2018

Government Relations and Public Affairs
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Media Advisory:
Maryland Court Self-Help Center in Frederick celebrates grand opening

New center offers legal help for civil matters in district and circuit courts

The grand opening of the Maryland Court Self-Help Center in Frederick will take place Friday, Oct. 5, at the Frederick County Courthouse. The self-help center is the first in Maryland to offer free, on-site legal advice and information about civil matters in both district and circuit courts.

Attorneys at the center provide assistance to unrepresented litigants involved in civil cases, including family law, landlord-tenant, domestic violence, foreclosure, small claims, debt collection, and expungement.

WHO: Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Court of Appeals of Maryland
Chief Judge John P. Morrissey, District Court of Maryland
Frederick County Circuit Judge Julie R. Stevenson Solt, County Administrative Judge
Wilhelm H. Joseph, Jr., Executive Director, Maryland Legal Aid

WHAT: Maryland Court Self-Help Center in Frederick grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Frederick County Courthouse, 100 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md.

NOTE: Please contact the Maryland Judiciary’s Government Relations and Public Affairs Division by email at [email protected] if you plan to attend or have questions. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed should be asked for their consent to be photographed.

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