Maryland Courts

Charles County

Circuit Court

Hours of Operation - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

Clerk's Office Website 
Clerk of Court - Sharon "Sherri" L. Hancock

200 Charles Street 
P.O. Box 970
La Plata, MD 20646
General Information 301-932-3201 or 301-870-2659
TTY users call Maryland Relay 711

For directions and parking information, visit the direction web page.


District Court

Hours of Operation - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

Administrative Clerk - Patrick H. Loveless

11 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 3070
LaPlata, Maryland 20646

Bus Information: Charles County VanGo La Plata B
http://www.charlescounty.org/cs/vango/

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice
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General Information 301-934-5110
TTY users call Maryland Relay 711
Toll-free Number (In-state only) 1-800-941-3463
Accounting 301-934-5056
County Clerk 301-934-5037

Directions: 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.

Parking: On both sides of the street


Orphans' Court
Court House
11 Washington Ave.
LaPlata, MD 20646

(301) 932-3345 (FAX) 301-932-3349
Every Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.