Ed­u­ca­tional sem­i­nars about law, court pro­cesses for pub­lic avail­able

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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 5-8 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Jan. 25, and Tues­day, Feb. 21, 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; and

• 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 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: 866269-9006.

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