Maryland Courts

Juvenile Department

Telephone Number: 410-228-0481

Juvenile files and records of the court are confidential and shall not be open to inspection, except by order of court or as otherwise expressly provided by law.

Useful telephone numbers:

Office Telephone
Dorchester County District Court 410-901-1420
County Department of Juvenile Justice 410-228-6452
Dorchester County Public Defender's Office 410-228-4141
Dorchester County Sheriff's Office 301-777-1585
Dorchester County Department of Social Services 410-901-4100
Dorchester County State's Attorney's Office - Juvenile 410-228-3611

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

Useful Information

Most juvenile proceedings are held in the Dorchester County Circuit Court located at 206 High Street, Cambridge, Maryland 21613.

In addition to hearing cases involving children who have been neglected or are delinquent, the court master handles cases involving children who have been referred to the court's truancy program or drug treatment program.

To learn more, go to:

What is Juvenile Court (http://mdcourts.gov/publications/juvenile.pdf)