For Legal Help please check the Members Directory or Call the BAFC Lawyer Referral Service at 410-337-9100.

Pandemic Resources Information Sessions

Below you will find links to a recorded program that was presented in February 2021, as well as copies of the slides used and a resource list. 

Resource List

English Resources: Slides | Recording 

Spanish Resources:  Slides | Recording

There are TWO clinics located in the Frederick Courthouse:

Family Law Pro Bono Clinic:

The Frederick County Courthouse also offers a free self-help clinic for income-qualified people involved in a divorce or custody case in Frederick County.  See the flyers below for details.

Self Help English Flyer

Self Help Spanish Flyer

Maryland Court Help Centers:

FREE legal help in civil cases for individuals who do not have a lawyer.  Speak with a lawyer by phone, by chat, or in person.
Phone: 410-260-1392; Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
In Person: Frederick County Courthouse, 100 W. Patrick Street, Basement, Frederick, MD 21701; Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Maryland Legal Aid:

Individuals seeking pro bono (free) representation in a Frederick County case are encourage to contact Maryland Legal Aid – Midwestern Maryland Office for assistance.  They have an online intake form that can be accessed HERE or you can call or go in person (please see below for hours.)

22 S. Market ST., STE. 11
Frederick, MD 21701

Local Phone Number: 1-301- 694-7414
Toll Free Phone Number: 1-888-465-2468
Fax: (301) 698-263

Walk-In Intake Hours: 
Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 5 PM
(Please allow 30 minutes to conduct an intake.)

Telephone Intake Hours: 
Monday 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM – 4:00 PMThursday 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM