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Carroll County Sheriff’s Office

Carroll County State’s Attorney

Hampstead Police Department

Manchester Police Department

Maryland State Police, Barrack G

Maryland State Police in Mount Airy

Sykesville Police Department

  • 7547 Main Street, Sykesville, MD 21784-7364
  • 410-795-0757

Taneytown Police Department

Westminster Police Department

Carroll County Office of the Public Defender

  • 101 N. Court Street, Suite 140, Westminster, MD 21157-5166
  • 410-871-3636
  • 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
  • 410-386-2671
  • 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.

Collaborative Project of Maryland

Law Library of Carroll County Historic Courthouse

  • 200 Willis St, Westminster 410-386-2672
  • Full law library open to public. Call ahead to confirm the Librarian will be present for assistance.

Legal Aid

  • Circuit Court for Carroll County 55 N Court Street, Westminster Room 119
  • Telephone intake at 1-800-679-8813
  • Offers full free representation for domestic and civil cases and will assist with criminal expungements. Must meet income requirements.

Legal Aid Bureau

  • 22 S. Market Street, Suite 11, Frederick, MD 21701-5572
  • 800-679-8813
  • Provides the low-income residents of Carroll, Frederick, and Washington counties with free, high quality legal representation.
  • This law office deals with the following civil problem areas: landlord-tenant and other housing problems, government benefits, family law, elder law, employment law, and consumer protection.
  • Eligibility is based on income and problem type; call for screening.

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

  • 201 N. Charles Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21201
  • 800-510-0050 or 410-547-6537
  • 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

  • 1-877-293-2507
  • 443-519-4054
  • Assistance filling out forms

Women’s Law Center POARP (Protective Order Project)

  • Circuit Court for Carroll County Room 206
  • 410-386-2440
  • Free full representation for petitioners who qualify in final protective order hearings. NO income requirement.

Women’s Law Center of Maryland

  • 305 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 201, Towson, MD 21204-4447
  • Provides free legal services in the areas of family law, domestic violence, and employment law.
  • Services include legal representation projects, and educational materials to help
  • understand the law and individuals’ rights.


  • 1-866-765-2272
  • 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.

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