The Circuit Court offers several services to attorneys, jurors, general visitors, and parties to cases, many of which are free of charge.

We invite you to visit these pages to learn more about each service.

General Services

Self-Help Services

Maryland Courts Self-Help Centers

Free legal help with your Civil or Family matter

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8:30 am-8:00 pm, Monday-Friday

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

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