Online Legal Resources Provided by Southern Maryland Attorneys
As a service to our current and prospective clients, Cumberland & Erly, LLC provides the following links to many helpful online legal and government resources. In a larger view, this compilation is a mark of our overall commitment to delivering the tools and information our clients need. As our client, you can expect no less.
For assistance with your specific legal concern, please contact our offices for a free initial consultation. Based in Prince Frederick, we serve Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County in southern Maryland.
Circuit Court for Calvert County - The Calvert County Courthouse website provides a wealth of information for Calvert County residents, such as foreclosure resources, business licenses, family services, land records, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Circuit Court for Charles County - The Charles County Courthouse website offers similar information regarding civil, criminal, and juvenile matters in Charles County.
Circuit Court for St. Mary's County - Here is the St. Mary's County Courthouse website, providing important information for St. Mary's County residents. Each of the county courthouse websites also provides detailed directions the courthouses.
Maryland Court of Appeals - The Maryland Court of Appeals is the highest court in the State of Maryland. It hears cases almost exclusively by certiorari, a process that gives the court discretion to decide which cases to hear.
Selected Legal & Government Resources
Maryland State Bar Association - The MSBA website provides a member directory and information on local and specialty bars, including the individual Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County bar associations. Six of our lawyers have served as president of the Calvert County Bar Association.
American Inns of Court - The American Inns of Court work to "foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills" through local Inns around the country. Laurence W.B. Cumberland is a founding member of the Southern Maryland Inn of Court, where he serves as a Master.
Martindale-Hubbell - Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, allows lawyers to rate the abilities of their peers, and the public can search the site to determine a firm or attorney's rating. Cumberland & Erly, LLC is rated AV Preeminent, the highest rating available.
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - The DLLR website provides valuable information for businesses, employers, and employees, such as occupational and professional licensing, workforce development, and financial regulation.
Maryland Real Estate Commission - The Real Estate Commission serves consumers and real estate professionals with regard to licensing requirements, complaints, disciplinary actions, and real estate business guidance.
Maryland Home Improvement Commission - The Home Improvement Commission licenses and regulates home improvement contractors, subcontractors, and salespersons, and investigates complaints by homeowners, awards monetary damages against licensed contractors, and prosecutes violators of home improvement laws and regulations.