General Information

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Carroll County District Court

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Carroll County located in Westminster, MD.

The District Court hears landlord/tenant cases, replevin actions, traffic violations, criminal cases classified as misdemeanors and certain felonies, and civil cases in the amount of $30,000 or less. The District Court does not conduct jury trials.

Hon. Pamila J. Brown
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Mary K. Smith
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Jennifer Woode
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-871-3500  | Toll-Free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-9396
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 101 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157-5156. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From I-795 take Exit 19 towards Owing Mills/Reisterstown. Follow MD 140 about 12 miles. Exit 9 B, toward Westminster. Turn left on Ralph St. Court is 1 block west on the right side at the intersection of Greenwood Ave.

Bus Information

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On street.

District 10 - Carroll County

Administrative Order - Return Phase V - Carroll County - 03/04/2022
Return to Phase III-12/29/2021
Mask Mandate- 08/10/2021
Remote Proceedings Guidelines - 05/28/2021
Return to Phase II - 11/30/20
Return to Phase III - 11/16/2020
Administrative Order - Protocol for Suspended Judgments for Possession/Repossession - 09/04/2020
Phase IV - Reopening Plan - 08/31/2020
Carroll County Landlord Information - 08/31/2020
Carroll County Tenant Information - 08/31/2020
Phase III - Operating Plan - 07/17/2020
Phase III - Reopening Summary - 07/17/2020
Carroll County Rental Assistance - 07/17/2020
Phase IV - Reopening Plan - 06/05/2020
Administrative Order Extending the Stay of Evictions as a Result of COVID-19 - 03/30/2020
Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/27/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/04/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 06/30/2021
Communication Regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Interim Final Rule Involving the CDC Agency Order and Failure to Pay Rent Landlord Tenant Actions - 04/30/2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program  - 04/30/2021
Communication on CDC Agency Order and Landlord Tenant Actions - 03/30/2021
Fourth Revised Communication Affidavit Judgment in the District Court - 03/12/2021
Communication Regarding District Court Restricted Operations and Landlord/Tenant Actions During Return to Phase IV - 02/26/2021
Communication Regarding the Recently Enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 - Updated 01/29/2021

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