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Services Offered at the Law Library

Research Assistance

Staff can help you locate legal research materials, pinpoint decisions, and find forms, but cannot offer legal advice.

Limited assistance is available over the phone at 240-777-9120 or via email at

Stacks are open, but materials cannot be checked out.

Tech Tools

Use computers
Printing, copying, and faxing
    • Free public access to legal databases, the Internet, and word processing
    • WiFi is available throughout the courthouse
    • No USB drives are permitted to be used in the Law Library's computers
    • B/W copying is 25¢/page
    • Color copying is 50¢/page
    • Incoming & outgoing faxes are 50¢/page
    • The Law Library offers incoming and outgoing fax service throughout the United States. The cost for faxes is 50¢/page.


Conference Rooms

Library staff can reserve rooms at no cost for court business, mediations, attorney conferences, or depositions from 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Call 240-777-9120 or e-mail us at to reserve rooms. Have the following information ready:

  • Your last name
  • Amount of time needed
  • Number of people in meeting

Notary Public

Montgomery County notaries are available in the library.

  • Bring your government-issued photo ID
  • Do not sign your documents prior to your arrival
  • Bring along your own witnesses, if necessary
  • If you have multiple documents, ask about the document limit

Training Opportunities

Circuit Court Librarians give one-on-one instruction on researching legal topics, accessing databases such as Lexis and Westlaw, and preparing legislative histories.

We also organize group database sessions taught by the vendors and host continuing legal education (CLE) classes sponsored the Maryland State Bar Association. Watch the Law Library Newsroom page for upcoming training sessions.

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