Maryland Courts

General Information

NOTICE: Use of cell phones and other electronic devices is prohibited in designated areas of the courthouse. Cell phones and all other electronic devices must be turned OFF and be inoperable when in a courtroom or in the hallways on the floors of the courthouse where courtrooms are located. The use of any camera, cell phone, or any electronic device for taking, recording, or transmitting photographs, videos, or other visual images is prohibited in the courthouse at all times, unless the court expressly grants permission in a specific instance. See NOTICE on Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices, and Cameras in Court Facilities (effective January 1, 2011).


Contact Information

Clerk's Office
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
washcocc_clerk@mdcourts.gov

Clerk's Office
Name Phone
Dennis Weaver, Clerk 301-733-8660
General Information 301-733-8660
Fax Number 301-791-1151
TTY users call Maryland Relay 711  
Recording Office 301-790-7991
Business Licensing 301-790-7991
Criminal 301-790-7941
Civil 301-790-4972
Jury Duty 301-790-7991
Jury Schedule Message 301-739-3440
Land Record Room 301-790-7413
Marriage Licenses 301-790-7991
Judges
Name Phone
Hon. M. Kenneth Long, Jr., County Administrative Judge 240-313-2573
Hon. Donald E. Beachley 240-313-2555
Hon. Daniel P. Dwyer 240-313-2550
Hon. Dana Moylan Wright 240-313-2560
Hon. Viki M. Pauler 240-313-2565
Family Services
Name Phone
G. Clair Baker, Jr., Esq., Family Law Master 240-313-2575
Amie Spigler, Family Services Coordinator 240-313-2580
Other Court Offices
Name Phone
Circuit Administrator
Eunice Plank
240-313-2545
Assignment Office
Pamela Ambrose, Assignment Clerk
Cathy Chalfant, Assistant Assignment Clerk
Patricia Ryan, Assistant Assignment Clerk
Laura Holtzman, Assistant Assignment Clerk
240-313-2540
Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator
Jennifer Bricker
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-2595
Law Library 240-313-2570
Permanency Planning Liaison
Laurie Baker
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-2590
Court Reporters
Name Phone
Tracy Zamora (Judge M. Kenneth Long, Jr.) 240-313-2573
Debra Kline (Judge Donald E. Beachley) 240-313-2555
Christine Ellis (Judge Daniel P. Dwyer) 240-313-2550
Dee Barnhart (Judge Viki M. Pauler) 240-313-2565
Linde Cessna (Judge Dana Moylan Wright) 240-313-2560
Tressa Clilfford (Master G. Clair Baker) 240-313-2558
Carol Miller (Juvenile, CINA, TPR, Child Support) 240-313-2553
Court-Related Agencies
Name Phone
Assessments and Taxation
3 Public Square
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-3050
Child Support Enforcement Office
Department of Social Services
122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-2200
District Court
36 W. Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-4600
Drinking Driver Monitor Program
100 West Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-5150
Juvenile Services
44 N. Potomac Street, Suite 300
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-7171
Legal Aid Bureau 301-694-7414
Legal Forms Helpline 1-800-818-9888
Parole and Probation
100 West Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-5140
Public Defender
100 W. Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-4735
Register of Wills
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-3612
Sheriff's Judicial Division
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-2530
Social Services
Adult Protective Services
Child Protective Services
Child Support Enforcement
240-420-2100
240-420-2155
240-420-2222
240-420-2200
Foster Care
122-128 N. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-2143
State's Attorney
33 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-2000
Washington County Treasurer
35 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-2113
Department of Assessments and Taxation
3 Public Square
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-3050