Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Charles County located in LaPlata, 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. Karen Christy Holt Chesser
|Patrick H. Loveless
General Information: 301-934-5110 | Toll-Free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3463 | Accounting: 301-934-5056 | County Clerk: 301-934-5037
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The courthouse is located at 11 Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 3070, LaPlata, Maryland 20646-3070. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.
Take Capitol Beltway (495) south to the Branch Avenue (Route 5) exit. Proceed on Route 5 for 40 miles. Route 5 becomes Routes 5 and 301 to La Plata. At the intersection of Route 301 and Route 6, turn left at the traffic light and proceed to the next light. Turn left at the light which will be Washington Ave. The District Court is on the left. Proceed 100 yards past the court and turn left on Talbot Street.
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On both sides of the street.
District 4 - Charles County
|Face Mask Policy - 05/28/2021|
|Phase IV Information- 03/15/2021|
|Return to Phase III Information - 11/16/2020|
|Phase IV - Reopening Plan - 07/20/2020|
|Order Extending the Stay of Evictions - 04/17/2020|
|Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court|
|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|