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Court Case Records
Search Maryland Circuit and District Court civil, criminal and traffic case records by party name, party type, case type, court type, county, filing date, and case number.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Montgomery County Circuit Court Daily Docket
View the current daily docket for Montgomery County Circuit Court.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
View official opinions of the Maryland Attorney General by year, opinion number, and topic.
Business and Technology Opinions and Orders
View opinions and orders of the Maryland Business and Technology Case Management Program by opinion number, court, case number, judge, date filed, and party names.
Self help, legal research, general information
Attorney General Legal Information
The Maryland Attorney General offers legal information on a variety of legal topics, including consumer issues, health policy, business, and more. An advance directive (living will) form is included.
Business and Technology Mediators
View a list of qualified mediators for the Maryland Business and Technology Case Management Program, with contact information and jurisdictions served.
Child Support Services
The Maryland Department of Human Resources offers information and services related to child support, including answers to frequently asked questions, how to start a child support case, child support enforcement, paternity, interstate cases, and contact information for local offices.
The Maryland Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division offers instructions and forms for filing a consumer complaint, answers to frequently asked questions, consumer tips and publications, and information about mediation and arbitration, identity theft, immigration fraud, vehicles, homes, recalls, health, and other consumer issues.
Domestic Violence Information
View information for victims of domestic violence, including instructions for obtaining a protective order or peace order, links to shelters and other resources, and hotlines.
Find instructions and forms for expunging records from court, police, and motor vehicle files.
Family Law Information
View information about family law case types, including adoption, child custody and support, divorce, and name changes.
Family Law Resources
View information about family law cases in Maryland Circuit Court, including child custody, visitation, support, divorce, domestic violence, child protection, and juvenile justice. Links to local family divisions and family services programs, forms, publications and pro se (self-represented) assistance are in the left column.
Foreclosure Prevention Help
The HOPE Initiative offers information and resources for homeowners facing foreclosure, including Attorney General settlement, counseling, mediation, an online research library, a foreclosure prevention workshop, and a toll-free hotline.
Free Mediation Services
A directory of Community Mediation Centers in Maryland offering free mediation services, organized by county.
Glossary of Legal Terms
Find definitions of commonly used legal terms.
Housing Case Information
View information about landlord/tenant and foreclosure cases in Maryland courts, with links to forms, brochures, and additional online resources.
View information about juvenile delinquency cases, including diversion programs, court procedure, and the right to a lawyer.
Legal Research Topics
The People's Law Library of Maryland offers information about various legal topics including consumer, criminal, domestic violence, education, employment, family law, benefits, health, housing, motor vehicles, senior issues, wills and estates, youth law, court procedure, forms, case filing, and more. An ask-a-librarian service by e-mail is also available.
View information about mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial. Links to additional resources and rosters of approved mediators are also provided.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Civil Department
View information about procedures in Montgomery County Circuit Court Civil Department, including types of cases, basic procedure, and instructions for filing a case.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Department
View information about procedures in Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Department, including adoptions, name changes, divorce, paternity, child support, child custody and visitation, and spousal support.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Division Services
View information about Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Division Services, including adult guardianships, attorneys for children, parenting coordinators and classes, custody mediation and assessments, answers to frequently asked questions, and a glossary of terms.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Guardianship
View information about guardianships for the disabled, minors, and fiduciary estates administered by the Montgomery County Circuit Court Trust Office.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Juvenile Division
View information about procedures in Montgomery County Circuit Court Juvenile Division, including types of cases, basic procedure, important participants, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Mediation
View information mediation in Montgomery County Circuit Court, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial. Links to forms are included.
Montgomery County Criminal Procedure
The Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office offers information about criminal procedure, including working with the police, victims and witnesses, subpoenas, sentencing, and plea bargains.
Montgomery County Domestic Violence Resources
View information about resources available to victims of domestic violence in Montgomery County, including the Montgomery County Family Justice Center, protective and peace orders, and links to additional resources.
Montgomery County Drug Court
View information about Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Links to forms and the Participant Handbook are included.
Montgomery County Law Library
View information about the Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library, including location, hours, available materials and services, and an online catalog.
Montgomery County Teen Court
View information about Montgomery County Teen Court, and alternative court for young offenders.
Montgomery County Victim Help
The Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office offers information about victims' rights, the Abused Persons Program for victims of domestic violence, protective and peace orders including application instructions, and a link to the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program.
Senior Legal Issues Resources
The Maryland Attorney General offers a downloadable consumer guide and additional information and resources on topics of interest to seniors, including financial exploitation, telemarketing fraud, nursing homes, and end-of-life care.
State Bar Legal Information
The Maryland State Bar Association offers brochures on a variety of legal topics including senior issues, consumer, family, employment, foreclosure, health benefits, juvenile court, lawyers, traffic, arrest, and wills and estates.
State Law Library
View information about the Maryland State Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, available materials and services, links to legal research resources and local law libraries, and an Ask-a-Librarian service by telephone and e-mail.
State Statutes and Rules
Search the Maryland Code, Constitution, and court rules by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
The Maryland Attorney General offers information about services available to crime victims, with links to the Victim Services page of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, The Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, and the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention which has victims' rights brochures and forms.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Attorney Complaints and Discipline
The Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission offers instructions for filing a complaint against an attorney, forms, and summaries by year of disciplinary actions against sanctioned attorneys.
Attorney Fee Disputes
The Maryland State Bar Association offers information about fee disputes with attorneys, including contact information and links to regulations and forms.
Find Legal Help Resources
The People's Law Library of Maryland offers information on getting legal help, including free services, mediation, and self-help programs. Links to legal clinics, hotlines, information about lawyers, forms, legal research, and case filing instructions are also available.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance
The People's Law Library of Maryland provides a list of organizations that offer free and low-cost legal services to eligible clients, with contact information and links.
Search the Maryland State Bar Association directory of member attorneys by name, city, county, practice area, admission state, and section membership.
Lawyer Referral Services
View links and other contact information for lawyer referral services by county.
Maryland Legal Aid provides free legal assistance in civil matters to income-eligible residents. Income guidelines, types of cases handled, an online intake application, and information about additional service providers are included.
Search an index of active Maryland attorneys in good standing by name.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Family Law Self-Help Center
View information about the Montgomery County Family Law Self-Help Center, which provides a free walk-in clinic for parties without attorneys in family law cases.
Montgomery County Consumer Protection
The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection provides an online complaint form and brochure, investigates consumer complaints, and initiates legal action on behalf of consumers.
Montgomery County Free Legal Help
The Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program offers free legal assistance in some types of civil cases for income-eligible residents.
Montgomery County Lawyer Referral
The Bar Association of Montgomery County offers a lawyer referral service by telephone or online form, which includes an initial consultation for a small fee.
Montgomery County Lawyers
Search for Bar Association of Montgomery County members by area of law practice.
View information about the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, which provides criminal defense services to defendants who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. Local office contacts and application instructions are included.
The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service provides income guidelines, counties served, types of cases handled, and an online application form for free or low-cost legal assistance. Links to clinics and local providers are also available.
Forms and related information
Child Support Enforcement Forms
View and download Maryland child support enforcement forms and instructions, including application for support enforcement, information for support enforcment, motions for modification, and financial information.
View and download Maryland Circuit and District Court forms including civil, family, criminal, traffic, protective order, and expungement.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Forms
View and download Montgomery County Circuit Court family, civil, trust office, interpreter request, and disability accommodation forms.