Civil Non-Family Law Self-Help Program
"Ask a Lawyer in the Law Library"
Held Every Wednesday of the Month
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Sign up at 10:45 a.m. for lottery to determine time slots)
Talk with a volunteer lawyer for up to 20 minutes about your civil, non-family legal problem for free! No appointment is necessary. Just check-in at the law library's information desk.
Anne Arundel County Public Law Library
Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Suite 303
7 Church Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
Additional time and location: Anne Arundel County Public Library North County Area Library
1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD 21060 (410-222-6270)
3rd Wednesday of the Month, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
(Sign-up at 4:15 p.m. for lottery to determine time slots.)
Issues that may be addressed include:
• Debt and bankruptcy
• Landlord/Tenant questions
• Real estate
• Employment and wage claim issues
• Contracts, warranties and/or consumer disputes
• Wills, estate planning, probate, living wills
The attorney you meet with may not have expertise in the area of law you need. They will make every effort, through the resources in the law library, to answer your questions correctly.
Family law issues are best addressed by the Family Law Self Help Center. (click link for more information)
The Lawyer in the Law Library Program is a limited legal advice service and should not be considered a substitute for representation. If you need an attorney to represent you contact the Anne Arundel Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at 410-280-6961 or http://www.aabar.org/find.html
Preparation for your session:
• Write a list of specific questions for the attorney.
• Bring any paperwork and information related to the case.
• Organize any paperwork from most recent on the top to oldest at the bottom.
• Identify all deadlines.
• Prepare a timeline of the legal issue.
The Anne Arundel Bar Association
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service