Legal Resources

Family Law Assistance

The Family Law Assistance Clinic (PDF) provides the opportunity to consult with a family law attorney free of charge regarding:

  • Adoption
  • Child support
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Domestic violence
  • Guardianship
  • Name change
  • Parenting time

The attorney can answer questions about the legal process for family law cases, assist in the completion of relevant forms and offer limited legal advice on your specific case.

The clinic is offered every Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. On the day of the clinic, you must complete a brief intake in the Family Services Office on the first floor of the Calvert County Circuit Courthouse, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Intake begins at 8:30 a.m.

Additional resources brochure (PDF) for self-represented litigants.