MDEC registered users should continue to submit pleadings as normal. Pleadings are also accepted by mail at the following address: Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. For emergency matters, such as Domestic Violence or Emergency Custody, please call (410) 535-1600 ext. 2261 during business hours of (443) 550-6700 after business hours for further information.

For your convenience, we are also accepting circuit court case pleadings via a drop box. It is located at the front of the courthouse, along the sidewalk, and labeled “Clerk of the Circuit Court.” Please place all documents and any checks in a secure envelope before placing them in the drop box. Please indicate the following information on the outside of the envelope:
Type of Document
Your Name or Company
Your contact information – phone number and/or email.

The public may search court records at https://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch.

Court Hearings: In compliance with the Administrative Order and upon direction of the Court, the Assignment Office is contacting parties with any updated information as to whether a previously scheduled case will be heard or rescheduled. If you have not heard anything within a day of your hearing, please check case search and/or call the Assignment office at (410) 535-1600 ext. 2372 and ext. 2315 for further information. The Clerks Office will not have any additional information.

(410) 535-1600 ext. 2237 or (888) 535-0113

Please feel free to call or visit our office with questions or concerns. Many forms are available through the Maryland Judiciary's website. Forms are also provided in person at our office.

Juvenile cases, in most instances, can not be expunged. Forms regarding expungement can be found here.

Learning what can be included or excluded from public information can be very confusing. The Maryland Judiciary's website has some helpful tools to help you understand what your options are.