General Information

Baltimore City Fayette 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: 410-878-8900 | Toll-free (In-state only): 1-800-939-4523
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 501 East Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-4013. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Take I-695 to 83 South (Jones Falls Expressway-right). Exit on Fayette St. Court is on left side, next to police headquarters.

Bus Information 
MTA Buses, numbers 5, 6, 8, 19, 20, 36, 150, 160, 310 have bus stops nearby.
Metro and Light Rail Information: The Metro Subway Shot Tower Station is located on East Baltimore Street and from there you can transfer to MTA bus 20 to the Courthouse.

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Available on street or in fee garages nearby.


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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