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Pro Bono (Free) and Reduced Fee Civil Legal Services

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Printable brochures: 

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Pro Bono (Free) and Reduced Fee Civil Legal Services


Anne Arundel County Referrals


Lawyer Referral Service  Anne Arundel Bar Association - All civil and criminal cases.  No eligibility screening.  Fees set by attorney. 410-222-6859.      M-TH 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & FRI 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Maryland Legal Aid - General Civil Legal Services. Annapolis Office 410-972-2700 or 800-666-8330       M-F 9:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service - General Civil Legal Services 410-547-6537 or 800-510-0050.      M-TH 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Eviction Prevention Legal Program- Community Legal Services  (240) 391-6370 ext. 5


Eviction Protection Program  to apply for emergency rental assistance to pay past due rent. Certain conditions apply.  Arundel Community Development Services (410-222-7600)


Civil Justice, Inc.referrals for full and limited scope representation, reduced fee referrals and access to the Maryland Justice Passport (443-853-1011)


YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel  County -Domestic Violence Assistance. 24 Hour Crisis Hotline 410-222-6800;  Legal Intake and  Counseling  410-626-7800


Mediation Center Office of the State's

Attorney  Annapolis – 251 Rowe Blvd.



Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center - Free mediation and conflict resolution services



Child Support Enforcement Administration  -Assistance in securing child support from absent

 parents. Walk-in  M -  TH, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.



Anne Arundel County Clinics and Help Centers


Ask a Lawyer in the Library  REMOTE ONLY

Anne Arundel County Civil Non-Family Help Clinic

  Programs not held last 2 weeks  of  December. 

WEEKLY - Wednesday -  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


District Court Help Center  - 7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061-3756  (in person)  2d floor

 M-F 8:30 a.m. .to 4:30 p.m.


Family Court Help Center-   (8 Church Circle - ROOM 301)  M - F, 8:30  a.m.– 4:30 p.m. (closed 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)


Legal Self-Help Clinic, (Civil) Anne Arundel Community College, RM 508, Glen Burnie Town Center, 101 Crain Highway N., Wednesday & Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (410-777-7323 or selfhelplegalclinic@aacc.edu)


OHLA Legal Services  - 80 West Street, Suite A, Annapolis  410-269-4421 (Monday—Thursday with legal services on Thursday, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.)

(Lunes a jueves - de 8:00 a.m.  hasta 1:00 p.m.) 


Statewide Referrals


Maryland Court Help Center - for district and circuit court - civil and family matters   M - F  8:30 a.m. –8:00  p.m.

Phone 410-260-1392 

Online Chat http://mdcourts.gov/selfhelp/chat


Get Free Legal Answers  - American Bar Association

program for email based assistance




Family Law and Domestic Violence


House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic - Domestic Violence Victims. 410-889-7884 (RUTH)

 24 Hour Hotline.


Women’s Law Center Family Law Hotline

800-845-8550: M - F 9:30  a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  


Women’s Law Center Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project  410-321-8761


Disability Law  and Employment   


Disability Rights Maryland

Legal assistance for problems related to disabilities.    410-727-6352  ext. 0 or 800-233-7201


Women’s Law Center Employment Hotline

877-422-9500:  Tu 9:30 a.m. to 1:00  p.m.

First Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Immigration and Immigrant Issues


Catholic Charities Esperanza Center

Immigration law issues. 667-600-2941




Homeless Persons Representation Project

services for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness: expungement and veteran’s benefits.  410-685-6589 or  800-773-4340


Civil Justice, Inc. Foreclosure Legal Advice



Homeowner Assistance Fund833-676-0019


Maryland Legal Aid Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project 888– 213-3320 .


Other assistance


People’s Law Library of Maryland  —www.peoples-law.org   - legal information and

self-help website


Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children Youth and Families - resources and basic needs assistance  (800) 485-0041. 


Anne  Arundel County Department of Aging— information and referral assistance office 410-222-4257


Center of Help  (Centro de Ayuda) English and Spanish 410-295-3434


Maryland 2-1-1  health and human service resources. Dial 211


Maryland Commission on Civil  Rightsenforcement of discrimination laws 

410-767-8600 or 800-637-6247


ACLUAmerican Civil Liberties Union - Civil    liberties protection  - Complaint Line:

TU & TH, 1:00 - 3:00 443-524-2558


Maryland Department of Human Resources Information Hotlinesinformation on benefits programs 800-332-6347


Office of the Public Defender —  (for criminal cases)

1700 Margaret Ave., Annapolis, MD  (410-295-8800 )

Annapolis District Court, 251 Rowe Blvd. (410-260-1325)

Glen Burnie District Court,7500 Ritchie Hwy.  (410-412-7102 )


Apply with the District Court Commissioner:




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