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For Immediate Release


Media Advisory
Prince George’s County Circuit Court to Open Tuesday, February 24;
District Court Continues Operations at Hyattsville Location


(UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – February 23, 2015) The Prince George’s County Circuit Court, Duvall Wing, Judiciary Services Building and the ADR unit, will be open to the public on Tuesday, February 24. The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will also be fully operational under normal business hours, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Upper Marlboro.

Members of the public must enter the courthouse using the Main Street entrance. The Bourne Wing, which houses the District Court, as well as the Marbury Wing and the Marbury expansion portions of the Upper Marlboro courthouse building, will remain closed. 

Three pending circuit court jury trials will be held in Greenbelt at the federal courthouse, following an agreement between the circuit court and the federal court. Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) cases and other family matters will be held in the Circuit Court Judiciary Services Building.  Other pending civil, family and criminal matters will be held in the Duvall Wing.

For more information, visit the Prince George’s County website for the Circuit Court, http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/CircuitCourt/Pages/default.aspx.

 
District Court:
The Hyattsville location of the District Court (4990 Rhode Island Avenue) will be open to the public on Tuesday, February 24. District Court filings must be made in person at the Hyattsville courthouse.

District Court bond hearings will be held in Hyattsville at 1:15 p.m. The Mental Health Court Docket will be held at the Prince George’s County Detention Center at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

If your case was scheduled to be heard in Upper Marlboro on a day the courthouse was closed, you will be notified via U.S. mail of your new court date.

All new domestic violence petitions can be filed at the Duvall Wing of the Circuit Court in Upper Marlboro or the Hyattsville District Court location.

District Court phones are out of service:
Due to the electrical outage, the telephone systems at the Upper Marlboro and Hyattsville courthouses are temporarily out of service. For District Court-related questions, please email pgcodistrictcourt@mdcourts.gov. Inquiries to this temporary email address will be responded to within 48 hours. If the inquiry is urgent, please visit the Hyattsville courthouse in person. District Court filings cannot be accepted at this email address.

For updates, see “Closings/Delays” under “Latest News” on the Maryland Judiciary website, www.mdcourts.gov.

 

 

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