General Information

Maryland Court Help Centers
Free legal help with your civil
or family matter

Court Help Center

8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday

9250 Judicial Way
Ellicott City, MD 21043
TTY users dial Maryland Relay 711

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Is there a night drop box for the Circuit Court for Howard County?
No. The Clerk’s office is open Monday through Friday at the above hours of operation, except for court holidays.

Is there a space at the Court House to take Depositions?
No there is not any space in the Court House for depositions.

What can I bring to the Court House?
See Administrative Order No. 2018-02 on Electronic Equipment, Cell Phones and Computers.

Does the Clerk’s Office notarize documents?
No, the Clerk’s Office (including the Land Records/License Dept.) does not notarize any documents.

Clerk's Office

Name Phone
Wayne A. Robey, Clerk 410-313-2160
Diana M. Liebno, Chief Deputy Clerk 410-313-3803
General Information 410-313-2111
Toll-Free (in Maryland) 1-888-313-0197
Accounting Department 410-313-3210
Civil Department 410-313-3844
Criminal/Juvenile Department 410-313-3822
Land Records/License Department 410-313-5850
Trust Department 410-313-2160


Name Phone
Hon. William V. Tucker, Admin. Judge 410-313-2066
Hon. Stephanie P. Porter 410-313-2145
Hon. Mary M. Kramer 410-313-2083
Hon. Quincy L. Coleman 410-313-2143
Hon. Timothy J. McCrone 410-313-2149

Court Administrator

Name Phone
Court Administrator's Office 410-313-3029

Court-Related Agencies

Name Phone
Law Library 410-313-2135
Office of the State's Attorney for Howard County 410-313-2108
Office of the Public Defender 410-480-7777
Other Useful Links:  
Howard County Bar Association
Howard County Government
Maryland State Archives

Please be advised that the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is prohibited by law from rendering legal advice and from performing title searches.