General Information

Wicomico County District Court

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Wicomico County located in Salisbury, 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. Gerald V. Purnell
​​​​​Administrative Judge
M. Carol Llewellyn-Jones
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Megan Howell
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-713-3500  | Toll-Free Number (In-state only): 1-800-940-3267
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 201 Baptist Street, Salisbury, MD 21801-4959No food or drink are permitted in this building. All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal Detectors. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From Route 50 make exit on Baptist St. Court is on left.

Bus Information
Shore Transit Buses, Route 2

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Lot available in front of 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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