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Worcester County Snow Hill District Court

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Worcester County located in Snow Hill, 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: 410-219-7830 | Toll-free (In-state only): 1-800-941-0282 
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 301 Commerce Street, Snow Hill, MD 21863-1007. No 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 proceed east through Salisbury. Pass the Shopper's World shopping mall (on right) and take exit for Norfolk South. Proceed to the Snow Hill Route 12 exit. Turn left at the stop sign and proceed 15 miles, crossing Pocomoke River Bridge. Turn right onto River Street to Commerce Street. Court location is on the left.

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In front of building. 

District 2- Worcester County

Phase V- Reopening Plan- 03/07/2022
Phase IV- Reopening Plan- 03/15/2021
Phase II - Reopening Plan - 06/05/2020
Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/27/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/04/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 06/30/2021
Communication Regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Interim Final Rule Involving the CDC Agency Order and Failure to Pay Rent Landlord Tenant Actions - 04/30/2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program  - 04/30/2021
Communication on CDC Agency Order and Landlord Tenant Actions - 03/30/2021
Fourth Revised Communication Affidavit Judgment in the District Court - 03/12/2021
Communication Regarding District Court Restricted Operations and Landlord/Tenant Actions During Return to Phase IV - 02/26/2021
Communication Regarding the Recently Enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 - Updated 01/29/2021

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