General Information

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Kent County located in Chestertown, MD.

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. Bonnie G. Schneider
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Rebecca Kimball
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Kaylyn Wood
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-810-3360  | Toll-Free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3347
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 103 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, MD 21620-1513. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From Route 301 North to Route 213 North. Travel approximately 14 miles on 213. After Chester River Bridge, turn left at first light. Court on left.

Bus Information
Delmarva Community Transit Buses, Bus 4

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   Adjacent to courthouse.

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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