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Limited Scope Representation

The Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.2 and the Maryland Rules of Procedure, Rules 1-321, 1-324, 2-131, and 2-132, were amended effective July 1, 2015, to permit lawyers to provide limited scope representation in civil and family law proceedings.

To help orient lawyers to limited scope representation, the court is providing links to the following information:

(Note: This must be filed in addition to your Line of Appearance.) This document is intended to assist lawyers and is not a complete guide on how to provide limited scope representation within the bounds of the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct and the Maryland Rules of Procedure. Lawyers consulting the information linked to this page should use their professional judgment in determining how to provide limited scope services.
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