General Information

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).

You will be asked to leave if you use a video or audio device, and Per MD CRIM LAW §6-409(b), your failure to comply may result in your arrest and a penalty of up to 6 months imprisonment or a fine not exceeding $1,000, or both.

NOTICE: Beginning on Monday, November 22, 2021, our office will begin accepting in-person credit card payments (VISA, MasterCard and Discover) for most transactions to include:  Notary/Notary Certification, Business Licenses, Land Recordation (fees and taxes), copy fees, Marriage License Applications/Copies/Civil Ceremonies, Court Costs/Fines, Bad Check Fees, etc.

We will NOT accept credit card payments to post bonds.

Contact Information

Clerk's Office
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
[email protected]

Clerk's Office
Kevin Tucker, Clerk301-733-8660 ext. 265
General Information301-733-8660 ext. 0
Fax Number301-791-1151
TTY users call Maryland Relay 711 
Recording Office301-790-7991 ext. 1
Business Licensing301-790-7991 ext. 1
Criminal301-790-7941 ext. 3
Civil301-790-4972 ext. 2
Jury Duty301-790-7991 ext. 225
Jury Schedule Announcement online at or call 301-739-3440
Land Record Room301-790-7413 ext. 4
Marriage Licenses301-790-7991 ext. 1
Trust Clerk301-790-4972 ext. 265
Hon. Brett R. Wilson, County Administrative Judge240-313-2573
Hon. Dana Moylan Wright240-313-2560
Hon. Viki M. Pauler240-313-2565
Hon. Mark K. Boyer240-313-2555
Hon. Joseph S. Michael240-313-2550
Hon. Kirk C. Downey240-313-2520
Family Law Magistrate
G. Clair Baker, Jr., Esq., Family Law Magistrate240-313-2575
Court Administration Offices
Court Administrator240-313-2545
Assignment Office240-313-2540
Drug Court Coordinator240-313-2595
Drug Court Case Manager240-313-2511
Family Services Coordinator240-313-2580
Law Clerk Office240-313-2570
Law Librarian240-313-2558
Permanency Planning Liaison240-313-2551
Court Reporters
Court Reporter for Judge Brett R. Wilson240-313-2548
Court Reporter for Judge Dana Moylan Wright240-313-2519
Court Reporter for Judge Viki M. Pauler240-313-2547
Court Reporter for Judge Mark K. Boyer240-313-2554
Court Reporter for Judge Joseph S. Michael240-313-2544
Court Reporter for Judge Kirk C. Downey240-313-2564
Court Reporter for Magistrate G. Clair Baker240-313-2574
Court-Related Agencies
Assessments and Taxation
3 Public Square
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Child Support Enforcement Office
Department of Social Services
122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
District Court
36 W. Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Drinking Driver Monitor Program
100 West Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Family Law Hotline800-845-8550
Juvenile Services
44 N. Potomac Street, Suite 300
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Legal Aid Bureau
22 S. Market St.
Suite 11
Frederick, MD 21701
Parole and Probation
100 West Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Public Defender
81 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Register of Wills 
100 W. Washington Street
Suite 3400
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Sheriff's Judicial Division
24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Social Services
Adult Protective Services
Child Protective Services
Foster Care
122-128 N. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
State's Attorney
33 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Washington County Treasurer
35 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Department of Assessments and Taxation
3 Public Square
Hagerstown, MD 21740