Provides legal representation for indigent defendants at all stages of criminal, serious traffic, and juvenile proceedings in Carroll County.
Eligibility based on income and assets.
Must apply at least 10 business days before trial date. All ages served.
Carroll County Victim Witness Assistance Unit
Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office
55 N. Court Street, Suite 100, Westminster, MD 21157-5155
To provide support and assistance to victims and witnesses of homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, burglaries, serious assaults, and domestic violence and certain more serious misdemeanor cases. Visit their website to learn more about the services provided.
Referrals to appropriate agencies and counseling services, as well as safe facilities, will be made when necessary.
The Director can provide a speaker to community groups.
Provides free quality civil legal assistance to Marylanders with limited income. Provides free (and in some cases low cost) legal representation to Marylanders with limited income. We also provide free legal help for community-based nonprofits that are working to strengthen low-income communities in Maryland.
Each eligible individual client is matched with a volunteer lawyer who has the appropriate skills and expertise to provide quality representation.
Check the Internet site for a complete description of our services. Clients are responsible for all non-waivable court fees.
Free Spanish Speaking Attorney
Assistance filling out forms
Women’s Law Center POARP (Protective Order Project)
A grassroots immigrant advocacy organization with multiple locations in the Mid-Atlantic area focused on human services, community organizing, and strategic campaigns to serve immigrant, Latino, and working-class members. Resources include adult ESOL classes, citizenship support and resources, legal services, vocational training, health and human services, youth leadership development, and financial education. See website for locations and numbers.