General Information


baltimore city eastside district court

The District Court hears landlord/tenant cases, replevin actions, traffic violations, criminal cases classified as misdemeanors and certain felonies, and civil cases in the amount of $30,000 or less. The District Court does not conduct jury trials.

Hon. Geoffrey G. Hengerer
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Mary J. Abrams
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Linda Lewis
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-878-8500 | Toll-free (In-state only): 1-800-939-4523
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 1400 E. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213-1407. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Take I-695 to 83 South (Jones Falls Expressway). Exit left on North Ave. Proceed east on North Ave. Court is located on left side, at intersection of North Ave. & Harford Rd.

Take I-95 to exit 53. Take Martin Luther King. Make left turn onto Howard St. Make right turn onto North Ave.

Downtown Baltimore
From downtown Baltimore, turn left onto S. Howard St. S. Howard St. becomes 1-395 S. Merge onto I-95 N. toward New York. Take the MD.- 2 S./ Hanover St. exit - exit number 54. Turn slight right onto MD.- 2/ S. Hanover Street. Continue to follow MD. - 2 S. Turn left onto E. Patapsco Avenue, proceed for approx. 0.49 miles, the courthouse will be on the left.

Bus Information 
From downtown use MTA Bus 19; from East Baltimore, use MTA Bus 13.

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Adjacent to building.

On April 4, 2022, the Maryland Judiciary returned to normal operations exiting the
five-phased COVID-19 resumption of operations plan.


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