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Law Library

Circuit Court Law Library

Location, Phone, Hours of Operation
Location: Montgomery County Circuit Court
North Tower 3rd floor, Rm 3420
Phone: (240) 777-9120
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Library Resource Guide/Catalog

  • Access the full range of the library’s print collection
  • Retrieve book titles and authorities on specific legal topics
  • Link to useful Maryland law sites, including the Maryland Code and Rules


You’re invited to our Everyday Law series!

Click here for individual programs Everyday Law Bi-Monthly Series PDF link


Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library is to support legal research activities of the Court, the Bar and the public.

Who May Use the Law Library?

The Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library is open to the public.  However, individuals serving on a jury trial in the Circuit Court are not admitted to the Law Library until their jury duty is completed.

When Can I Use the Law Library?

The Law Library’s hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

What is Included in the Law Library Collection?

The Law Library has a comprehensive collection of legal materials, including U.S. statutes, the codes of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, and local ordinances.  It has a complete collection of state judicial opinions and a variety of subject treatises and reference materials.  The Law Library also offers free access to the major on-line legal databases.

What Services are Available at the Law Library?

Computers are available for public access to on-line legal research databases, the internet and word processing. Printing documents from the library printer is $.25 per page.  Free wireless Internet access is also offered throughout the Law Library.

A photocopier is available.
B/W Copying is 25¢
Color Copying is 50¢

Facsimile (fax):
The Law Library offers incoming and outgoing fax service.  The cost for faxes within the U.S. is $.50 per page.  Faxing services outside the U.S. are not available.

Law Library materials may not be checked out.

Law Library staff is available to answer questions regarding the library and its collection but cannot give legal opinions or advice.  The staff will provide limited assistance over the telephone at (240)777-9120 and e-mail at

Conference Rooms
Rooms are available for reservation for court business, attorney conference or depositions. Please call (240)777-9120 or e-mail at to reserve rooms.


Useful Free Legal Websites

Useful Free Legal Websites




Court & Government

Montgomery County Circuit Court

Maryland State Courts

Maryland Court of Special Appeals – Guide for Self Representation

Maryland Judiciary Self Help Video Library

Maryland Manual Online
(Guide to MD Government)

District Court Self-Help Center

Federal Court Information

SCOTUS Blog (U.S. Supreme Court Blog) (U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal)

Fdsys (U.S. Gov’t Official Publications)

Laws & Regulations

Maryland Code & Rules

Code of Maryland Regulations

Montgomery County Code

United States Code"

Cases &
Legal Opinions

Maryland Case Law

Federal Case Law – 4th Circuit

Opinions of the MD Attorney General

Google Scholar

Legal Research

Maryland State Law Library

People’s Law Library of MD

Cornell University Law School Legal Info Legal Dictionary


FindLaw (West)

Nolo’s List of Helpful Legal Websites

Zimmerman’s Research Guide (Lexis)

Forms &
Lawyer Referral

Maryland Court Forms

Montgomery Co. Bar Assoc. Lawyer Referral

Public Records

Maryland Judiciary Case Record Search

Maryland Estate Case Search

Maryland Land Records

Maryland Business Entity Info

Family Law Information

Maryland Family Law Forms

Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Law Self Help Center

Montgomery Co. Family Justice Center

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Montgomery County Circuit Court
50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM