Additional Resources

Maryland Peoples Law Library:  Sponsored by the Maryland Judiciary and State Law Library. A legal self-help website on Maryland laws and resources.

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.:  provides free legal assistance to qualified clients in some family law cases. Call 301-777-7474 to apply for services from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Family Crisis Resource Center: provides domestic violence support services at 146 Bedford Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 Office: 301-759-9246 24-Hour Helpline: 301-759-9244

Women’s Law Center of Maryland: Produces legal publications on the topics of Domestic Violence, Marriage & Divorce, Unmarried Cohabitants, and Sex Discrimination. Visit the website to view and download publications.

Family Law Hotline: a free service to people with basic family law questions. Call 1-800-845-8550 Monday through Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Legal Form Helpline: receive assistance understanding the process or completing family law court forms. Call 1-800-818-9888 Tuesday and Friday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am -12:30 pm and 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, and Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Maryland Judiciary:  Provides family law court forms and instructions.

Pro Bono Resource Center: PBRC is a separate non-profit organization which serves as the designated “pro bono arm” of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA). PBRC works closely with legal services providers and local bar association pro bono projects throughout the state to help recruit, train, recognize and support pro bono lawyers. PBRC also provides support services (click HERE) to volunteers and programs in the way of free or discounted training, a Pro Bono and Judicare Litigation Fund, mentors and technical assistance.

Maryland Free Legal Answers: Sponsored by the American Bar Association to provide free legal advice to low-income families. Visit to ask legal questions online.

Maryland Judiciary Case SearchA website that provides public access to the case records of the Maryland Judiciary.

Maryland Courts Self-Help Center: Provides free limited legal help in civil cases for people who do not have an attorney. Call 410-260-1392 or chat with an attorney.

Maryland Law Help AppA free mobile app with legal information, links to videos, court form finders, direct access to legal help by phone or chat, mediation resources and more.

Free Online Class on Child Custody: Presented by the Maryland Judiciary. This FREE 1-hour class will help you learn about child custody laws in Maryland. See flyer for webinar dates, additional details and how to register. Child Custody Webinar Flyer

Free Online Class on Filing for Divorce in Maryland: Presented by the Maryland Judiciary. This FREE 1-hour class will help you learn how to fill out the absolute divorce form. See flyer for webinar dates, additional details and how to register. Divorce Webinar Flyer