Washington County

Updated: 10/08/21

Beginning on August 9, 2021, ALL persons, regardless of vaccination status, entering the Washington County Circuit Court to conduct business must wear a face mask to properly cover their nose and mouth.

301-733-8660     301-790-7941     301-790-4972     301-790-7413
Licensing:  option 1
Civil:  option 2
Criminal:   option 3
Land Records:  option 4
Jury Duty:  option 299

  • Many of the services of the Clerk’s Office that have been conducted by e-filing, courthouse drop-box or mail since closure on March 16, 2020 will continue --- the courthouse drop-box is located at 24 Summit Ave and is available from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except for State Holidays
  • Governor Hogan has terminated various emergency orders effective July 1, 2021 @ 12:01 am – please use this link for more specific details

Marriage Licenses/Civil Ceremonies: 

  • Applications can be made in-person at 24 Summit Ave Hagerstown, MD  21740
  • Beginning July 1, 2021, Civil Ceremonies will return to in-person with the following restrictions:
    • By appointment only:  9:00 am – noon and 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday
    • Per local Administrative Order – limited to the two parties only

Business Licenses:

  • Renewals can be submitted by mail or in-person
  • Questions can be answered by the Licensing Department (number listed above)


  • Instruments can be submitted by SimpliFile, mail, courthouse drop-box or in-person
  • Questions can be answered by the Licensing Department (number listed above)

Record Searches:

Jury Duty:

  • Click here for Jury Announcements , or call 301-739-3440 (updated daily at 4:30 pm)
  • All jurors are to report directly to Courtroom #1 (third floor) before 8:45 am
  • Click here for the COVID-19 JURY PLAN


  • Inquiries can be made by phone by providing your case number, if applicable (see numbers listed above)
  • Pleadings can be submitted by File and Serve, mail or courthouse drop-box
  • Forms are available in the LAW LIBRARY or at https://mdcourts.gov/COURTFORMS

Legal Assistance:

Family Law Self-Help Clinic:

  • The Circuit Court for Washington County’s Family Law Self-Help Clinic is RELOCATING. The ** Temporary Location** at the County Administration Building, 100 West Washington Street, Room 1301, Hagerstown, MD will operate through Thursday, October 28, 2021.
  • **BEGINNING** Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Self-Help Clinic will return to the Circuit Court, Law Library, 24 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown, MD.  ***AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED***
  • Please click the following link for detailed information.


Circuit Court

Clerk's Office Website
Clerk of Court - Kevin Tucker

24 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740

General Information 301-733-8660
TTY users call Maryland Relay 711
Toll-free (in Maryland) 800-937-2062 
Fax 301-791-1151

For directions and parking information, visit the Clerk's web site.

District Court

District Court in Washington County website

See all District Court locations, contact information, directions, and more.

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

Orphans' Court

100 W. Washington Street
Suite 3400
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Register of Wills (301) 739-3612
Court (301) 791-3298 (FAX) 301-733-8636