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For Immediate Release


Media Advisory
Prince George’s County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro Closed


(UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – February 19, 2015) The Prince George’s County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro will be closed on Friday, February 20. The courthouse was closed today after water pipes in the building burst, causing an electrical outage.

Because the courthouse is closed, no trials are being held on Friday in either the District Court or Circuit Court in Upper Marlboro. The Hyattsville location of the District Court will be open, and District Court bond hearings will be held there at 1:15 p.m. Circuit Court bond hearings will be held at the Prince George’s County detention center at 11:00 a.m.. All new domestic violence petitions can be filed at the Hyattsville location.

The Circuit Court Judiciary Services Building and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit located in the County Administration Building will be open during regular business hours to serve the public.

Crews are working at the Upper Marlboro courthouse to repair damage and restore power. It is not known when repairs will be completed.

For updates, see “Closings/Delays” under “Latest News” on the Maryland Judiciary website, Information also will be posted on the Prince George’s County website for the Circuit Court,


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