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Self Help Resources

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For information about self-help assistance programs in general please see the Self Help Information Resources page.


The following are links to information designed for use by or of use to the self represented litigant (SRL):


Maryland State Law Library links to "Sources of Maryland Law"


Link to Michie's Maryland Code and Rules of Procedure online.  (Westlaw or Lexis is available in the law library but this reference is good for the SRL use at home or in a public library.)


Maryland State Law Library's guide to using Michie's Maryland Code and Rules online: Help Guide: Using Michie's Legal Resources 


How to Research a Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers published by the American Association of Law Libraries.


District Court of  Maryland Self Help Information and Brochures


Peoples Law Library  


"Maryland's Peoples Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library"   It is a great resource for the the non-attorney performing legal research.


more about the  PLL  http://www.peoples-law.info/Home/PublicWeb/WhoWeAre 



The following are links to information found on the Peoples Law Library and elsewhere that answer some of the Anne Arundel County Public Law Library's frequently asked questions:



Administrative Appeals






Reverse mortgages:  link to Sixty Plus Assistance Program for Seniors


     form book in the law library: Maryland Real Estate Forms, Chapter 2,

(with forms on the LAN @ S\LAW_LIBR\FMSREALEST), KFM 1326.A46 2005


Employment Discrimination


     Organizations that can help




Family Law Resources   and  Family Law Referrals




Foreclosure Prevention Pro Bono Project


 Maryland HOPE Hotline for foreclosure assistance and referrals:  1-877-462-7555.


Re: new federal law and Maryland rules -

Of Service: It’s a new era for tenants facing eviction
August 24, 2009
(copy of article on file in law library)




Mandamus (car titles)


Name change   and   corrections to birth certificates


Power of Attorney (form can be found in Maryland Practice Forms, 5th p. 148, H02-CV, on the LAN @S:/Law_Library/MDPRACFMS5th)


Small estates  and Wills


     Anne Arundel County Register of Wills




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