Charles County, Maryland

Circuit Court Provides Educational Seminars about Law and Court Processes for Public

For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:30pm

Circuit Court Provides Educational Seminars about Law and Court Processes for Public

*This release is in partnership with the Charles County Circuit Court. 

The Charles County Circuit Court is hosting free three-hour seminars for the public to learn about common family law issues and court procedures. Upcoming seminars are currently scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25 and Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Charles County Public Library Waldorf West Branch (10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf). The Family Law for the People seminars are for informational purposes only and are not intended to provide legal advice. Participants must attend the seminar in order to obtain participant handbooks.

Topics include:

  • Child custody and support
  • Divorce 
  • Starting a case
  • Alternatives to trial
  • Trial process and procedures
  • Finding and working with an attorney

Seminars are for adults only. Child care is not provided. Family Law for the People was developed by the Administrative Office of the Courts Department of Family Administration, Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section, and the People’s Law Library of Maryland. 

To register for the seminar, email Juliana.davis@mdcourts.gov, or call 301-932-3278. Registration is confidential and is used for the purposes of notifying participants of any changes in the schedule and for statistical reporting. To find additional monthly seminars, visit the Charles County Government online calendar at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 866-269-9006. 


About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.