Maryland Courts

General Information

Howard County on Map of Maryland

NOTICE on Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices, and Cameras in Court Facilities (effective January 1, 2011)

Courthouse Location

8360 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

Hours of Operation

The Circuit Court for Howard County is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The courthouse will be closed for the following holidays.

Inclement Weather Policy

Please check the Maryland Judiciary website for weather related closings or delays.  The courthouse will open as scheduled unless listed otherwise on this website. For information on closings and delays, call the Howard County jury line at 410-313-4462.

Contact Us

If you have additional questions, please call 410-313-4851 or e-mail