Maryland Resources

If you are looking for services in Maryland, you’ve come to the right place! We have compiled a list of organizations and service providers that may be useful for you as you seek protection for yourself and children.
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Navigating the family court process can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. There are resources to help you, and many are free. Please visit the links below for information about local services. If you are looking for something that is not here, please contact us. We will do our best to help you.

Are you considering representing yourself in court? These videos by Maryland Courts unravel complex legal principles and procedures to make understanding and navigating the courts easier.

Are you considering filing for a protective order but don't know what to expect? The House of Ruth Maryland and the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services have put together a series of educational videos that will help you understand the criminal process. They give an overview of each step, including who is involved, what rights crime victims have, what the victim’s role is at each stage, and how to make their voice heard in the process. They are also available in Spanish.

Maryland Resources

If you are looking for services in Maryland, you’ve come to the right place! We have compiled a list of organizations and service providers that may be useful for you as you seek protection for yourself and children.
Navigating the family court process can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. There are resources to help you, and many are free. Please visit the links below for information about local services. If you are looking for something that is not here, please contact us. We will do our best to help you.

Are you considering representing yourself in court? These videos by Maryland Courts unravel complex legal principles and procedures to make understanding and navigating the courts easier.

Are you considering filing for a protective order but don't know what to expect? The House of Ruth Maryland and the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services have put together a series of educational videos that will help you understand the criminal process. They give an overview of each step, including who is involved, what rights crime victims have, what the victim’s role is at each stage, and how to make their voice heard in the process. They are also available in Spanish.
Request Legal Assistance

Maryland
Courts

Self-help centers, educational videos, court forms. Call center open 8:30am-8:00pm.
410-260-1392

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Maryland Family Court Help Center

Visit this page for a list of walk-in centers where you can get free legal help from lawyers, paralegals, or court staff.
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People's Law Library Maryland

Legal self-help information, links to statutes, regulations and forms.

Visit Website

Maryland Legal
Services Corp.

Maintains listing of nonprofit legal services providers in MD.
800-492-1340
Visit Website

Maryland Free
Legal Answers

Virtual legal advice clinic.
Visit Website

Maryland State
Bar Association

Lawyer referral service by county.
Visit Website

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

24-hour hotline; find your local domestic violence service program.
800-799-7233
Visit Website

Women's
Law Center

Family Law Hotline (M-F, 9:30am-4:30pm); legal rights manuals, representation projects.
800-845-8550
Visit Website

Legal Aid
Bureau, Inc.

Legal representation in civil matters.

Visit Website

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Services

Legal representation in civil matters.
410-547-6537
Visit Website

Maryland Center For
Legal Assistance

Operates the District Court Help Resource Centers in Baltimore City, Glen Burnie, Upper Marlboro, and Salisbury and the Maryland Courts Help Centers in Annapolis and Frederick. Offers free webinars on child custody and divorce laws.
Visit Website

Maryland Crime Victims' Rights Resource Center

Provides free legal representation and advocacy services for victims of all types of crimes.



Visit Website

House Of Ruth
Maryland

24 hour domestic violence hotline; legal assistance, safety planning, emergency shelter, resource referrals.
410-889-7884

Visit Website

Court Watch Montgomery

Monitors and collects data on court hearings, recommends changes to improve policy and practice, and holds judges and court personnel accountable.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Montgomery County

The Center co-locates multiple agencies in a safe and secure facility to provide coordinated advocacy, government, civil legal services and social services for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Prince George's County

Provides services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and elder abuse through a coordinated, collaborative and HOPE-centered advocacy model.
Visit Website

Sexual Assault
Legal Institute

Provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of sexual violence statewide, as well as training and technical assistance for professionals working with survivors.
301-565-2277
Visit Website

Maryland
General Assembly

Get involved in MD advocacy. Access session information, pending bills, links to session live feeds, and more.


Visit Website

Maryland General Assembly YouTube Channels

Want to watch a live senate, house or committee proceeding? Visit this page for links to the live feeds on YouTube.


Visit Website

Maryland VINE (Victim Information & Notification Everyday)

A free, secure, and confidential way to access custody status and criminal case information, and find service providers. Register for notifications and stay informed.
866-634-8463
Visit Website

Victim Impact
Statement Guide

If you are a victim of crime in Maryland, you have the right to be heard before the judge sentences the defendant by writing a victim impact statement. This guide, written by House of Ruth Maryland, can help you prepare your statement.
Visit Website

Crime Victim's
Rights Chart

If you are a victim of a crime in Maryland, you have specific rights. Check out this chart to educate yourself about your rights.



Visit Website

Maryland Victims Of Crime Resources

Educational videos and tip sheets about protective orders, victims' rights, preparing your child to testify in court and cybercrimes.



Visit Website

Treehouse Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County

Dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect through an innovative collaborative process between the private and public sectors.
240-777-4699
Visit Website

Maryland Resources

If you are looking for services in Maryland, you’ve come to the right place! We have compiled a list of organizations and service providers that may be useful for you as you seek protection for yourself and children.
Navigating the family court process can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. There are resources to help you, and many are free. Please visit the links below for information about local services. If you are looking for something that is not here, please contact us. We will do our best to help you.

Are you considering representing yourself in court? These videos by Maryland Courts unravel complex legal principles and procedures to make understanding and navigating the courts easier.

Are you considering filing for a protective order but don't know what to expect? The House of Ruth Maryland and the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services have put together a series of educational videos that will help you understand the criminal process. They give an overview of each step, including who is involved, what rights crime victims have, what the victim’s role is at each stage, and how to make their voice heard in the process. They are also available in Spanish.
Request Legal Assistance

Maryland
Courts

Self-help centers, educational videos, court forms. Call center open 8:30am-8:00pm.
410-260-1392

Visit Website

Maryland Family Court Help Center

Visit this page for a list of walk-in centers where you can get free legal help from lawyers, paralegals, or court staff.
See Website
Visit Website

People's Law Library Maryland

Legal self-help information, links to statutes, regulations and forms.

Visit Website

Maryland Legal
Services Corp.

Maintains listing of nonprofit legal services providers in MD.
800-492-1340
Visit Website

Maryland Free
Legal Answers

Virtual legal advice clinic.
Visit Website

Maryland State
Bar Association

Lawyer referral service by county.
Visit Website

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

24-hour hotline; find your local domestic violence service program.
800-799-7233
Visit Website

Women's
Law Center

Family Law Hotline (M-F, 9:30am-4:30pm); legal rights manuals, representation projects.
800-845-8550
Visit Website

Legal Aid
Bureau, Inc.

Legal representation in civil matters.

Visit Website

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Services

Legal representation in civil matters.
410-547-6537
Visit Website

Maryland Center For
Legal Assistance

Operates the District Court Help Resource Centers in Baltimore City, Glen Burnie, Upper Marlboro, and Salisbury and the Maryland Courts Help Centers in Annapolis and Frederick. Offers free webinars on child custody and divorce laws.
Visit Website

Maryland Crime Victims' Rights Resource Center

Provides free legal representation and advocacy services for victims of all types of crimes.



Visit Website

House Of Ruth
Maryland

24 hour domestic violence hotline; legal assistance, safety planning, emergency shelter, resource referrals.
410-889-7884

Visit Website

Court Watch Montgomery

Monitors and collects data on court hearings, recommends changes to improve policy and practice, and holds judges and court personnel accountable.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Montgomery County

The Center co-locates multiple agencies in a safe and secure facility to provide coordinated advocacy, government, civil legal services and social services for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Prince George's County

Provides services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and elder abuse through a coordinated, collaborative and HOPE-centered advocacy model.
Visit Website

Sexual Assault
Legal Institute

Provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of sexual violence statewide, as well as training and technical assistance for professionals working with survivors.
301-565-2277
Visit Website

Maryland
General Assembly

Get involved in MD advocacy. Access session information, pending bills, links to session live feeds, and more.


Visit Website

Maryland General Assembly YouTube Channels

Want to watch a live senate, house or committee proceeding? Visit this page for links to the live feeds on YouTube.


Visit Website

Maryland VINE (Victim Information & Notification Everyday)

A free, secure, and confidential way to access custody status and criminal case information, and find service providers. Register for notifications and stay informed.
866-634-8463
Visit Website

Victim Impact
Statement Guide

If you are a victim of crime in Maryland, you have the right to be heard before the judge sentences the defendant by writing a victim impact statement. This guide, written by House of Ruth Maryland, can help you prepare your statement.
Visit Website

Crime Victim's
Rights Chart

If you are a victim of a crime in Maryland, you have specific rights. Check out this chart to educate yourself about your rights.



Visit Website

Maryland Victims Of Crime Resources

Educational videos and tip sheets about protective orders, victims' rights, preparing your child to testify in court and cybercrimes.



Visit Website

Treehouse Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County

Dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect through an innovative collaborative process between the private and public sectors.
240-777-4699
Visit Website

Maryland Resources

If you are looking for services in Maryland, you’ve come to the right place! We have compiled a list of organizations and service providers that may be useful for you as you seek protection for yourself and children.
Navigating the family court process can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. There are resources to help you, and many are free. Please visit the links below for information about local services. If you are looking for something that is not here, please contact us. We will do our best to help you.

Are you considering representing yourself in court? These videos by Maryland Courts unravel complex legal principles and procedures to make understanding and navigating the courts easier.

Are you considering filing for a protective order but don't know what to expect? The House of Ruth Maryland and the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services have put together a series of educational videos that will help you understand the criminal process. They give an overview of each step, including who is involved, what rights crime victims have, what the victim’s role is at each stage, and how to make their voice heard in the process. They are also available in Spanish.
Request Legal Assistance

Maryland Courts

Self-help centers, educational videos, court forms. Call center open 8:30am-8:00pm.
410-260-1392
Visit Website

Maryland Family Court Help Center

Visit this page for a list of walk-in centers where you can get free legal help from lawyers, paralegals, or court staff.
Visit Website

People's Law Library Maryland

Legal self-help information, links to statutes, regulations and forms.
Visit Website

Maryland Legal
Services Corp.

Maintains listing of nonprofit legal services providers in MD.
800-492-1340
Visit Website

Maryland Free
Legal Answers

Virtual legal advice clinic.
Visit Website

Maryland State
Bar Association

Lawyer referral service by county.
Visit Website

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

24-hour hotline; find your local domestic violence service program.
800-799-7233
Visit Website

Women's Law Center

Family Law Hotline (M-F, 9:30am-4:30pm); legal rights manuals, representation projects.
800-845-8550
Visit Website

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.

Legal representation in civil matters.
Visit Website

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Services

Legal representation in civil matters.
410-547-6537
Visit Website

Maryland Center For Legal Assistance

Operates the District Court Help Resource Centers in Baltimore City, Glen Burnie, Upper Marlboro, and Salisbury and the Maryland Courts Help Centers in Annapolis and Frederick. Offers free webinars on child custody and divorce laws.
Visit Website

Maryland Crime Victims' Rights Resource Center

Provides free legal representation and advocacy services for victims of all types of crimes.
Visit Website

House Of Ruth Maryland

24 hour domestic violence hotline; legal assistance, safety planning, emergency shelter, resource referrals.
410-889-7884
Visit Website

Court Watch Montgomery

Monitors and collects data on court hearings, recommends changes to improve policy and practice, and holds judges and court personnel accountable.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Montgomery County

The Center co-locates multiple agencies in a safe and secure facility to provide coordinated advocacy, government, civil legal services and social services for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Visit Website

Family Justice Center Of Prince George's County

Provides services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and elder abuse through a coordinated, collaborative and HOPE-centered advocacy model.
Visit Website

Sexual Assault
Legal Institute

Provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of sexual violence statewide, as well as training and technical assistance for professionals working with survivors.
301-565-2277
Visit Website

Maryland
General Assembly

Get involved in MD advocacy. Access session information, pending bills, links to session live feeds, and more.
Visit Website

Maryland General Assembly YouTube Channels

Want to watch a live senate, house or committee proceeding? Visit this page for links to the live feeds on YouTube.
Visit Website

Maryland VINE (Victim Information & Notification Everyday)

A free, secure, and confidential way to access custody status and criminal case information, and find service providers. Register for notifications and stay informed.
866-634-8463
Visit Website

Victim Impact
Statement Guide

If you are a victim of crime in Maryland, you have the right to be heard before the judge sentences the defendant by writing a victim impact statement. This guide, written by House of Ruth Maryland, can help you prepare your statement.
Visit Website

Crime Victim's
Rights Chart

If you are a victim of a crime in Maryland, you have specific rights. Check out this chart to educate yourself about your rights.
Visit Website

Maryland Victims Of Crime Resources

Educational videos and tip sheets about protective orders, victims' rights, preparing your child to testify in court and cybercrimes.
Visit Website

Treehouse Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County

Dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect through an innovative collaborative process between the private and public sectors.
240-777-4699
Visit Website

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