Maryland Center for Legal Assistance (MCLA)

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Maryland Legal Aid, the Maryland Center for Legal Assistance does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation. Through a contract with the Administrative Office of the Courts, MCLA operates the Maryland Court Help Centers in Baltimore City, Catonsville, Frederick, Glen Burnie, La Plata, Rockville, Upper Marlboro, Salisbury, and the Remote Services Center. Through a contract with Anne Arundel County, MCLA operates the Family Law Help Center in Annapolis.

The Help Centers deal with a wide range of civil legal matters, including landlord-tenant, consumer matters such as debt collection and credit card cases, child support, and criminal record expungements to remove barriers to obtaining housing, employment, and child custody.



Maryland Courts Help Centers

Annapolis (call center only)
410-260-1392

Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
Live Chat Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m

Frederick
Walk-In Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
100 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701


Family Law Help Center

Walk-In Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m and 2:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m  

Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County
8 Church Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401


District Court Help Centers

Walk-In Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Baltimore City
501 E. Fayette St, 3rd Fl.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Catonsville
1 Rolling Cross Rd, 2nd Fl.
Catonsville, MD 21228

Glen Burnie
7500 Governor Ritchie Hwy.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

La Plata
200 Charles St.
La Plata, MD 20646

Rockville
191 E. Jefferson St.
Rockville, MD 20850

Salisbury
201 Baptist St.
Salisbury, MD 21801

Upper Marlboro
14735 Main St.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772