Frequently Discussed Topics (cont. 2)

Legal Services for the Indigent
These services may be obtained from:
  • The Legal Aid Bureau of Frederick by telephone at 301-694-7414
  • The Office of the Public Defender (criminal matters)
    100 W. Patrick St.
    Frederick, MD 21701

    Ph: 301-600-1988
Police Matters
If you have a police emergency, please dial 911 immediately. Any matters involving the Sheriff’s Office should be communicated directly to that office at the general number, 301-600-1046.

You may also contact:
  • The Maryland State Police at 301-600-4151
  • The Frederick city Police Department at 301-600-2100 (for police matters within the corporate limits of Frederick).
District Court Commissioner
The District Court Commissioners are judicial officers authorized to issue statements of charges and perform other judicial functions for the District Court of Maryland. The District Court Commissioner may be reached at 301-600-2009.

Consumer Complaints
The Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Maryland Attorney General handles consumer complaints about services rendered or purchases of faulty items. The nearest office is located at:
44 N. Potomac St.
Suite 104
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Ph: 301-791-4780

This office can be reached locally every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 301-600-1071 during the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Board of Education
Our office does not provide representation to the Board of Education. You may contact the Board of Education at 301-644-5000.

Homeowner Complaints
Homeowners with complaints about licensed contractors or with general questions about a home improvement contractor performing repair, replacement, or remodeling work may contact the Maryland Home Improvement Commission at:
  • Ph: 410-230-6309
  • Ph: 888-218-5925