Carroll County Circuit Court

Notice: The Carroll County Clerk’s Office Land Records & Licensing Department will remain OPEN during construction on the ground floor of the Circuit Court Annex building May 9 -13, 2022. Customers can use the walk-up window located in the courtyard at the rear of the building. Please look for the signs. Although access to the lobby, the public records room and the public terminal will be restricted, the department will still process work and conduct wedding ceremonies outdoors or in a courtroom. Customers can also use the Clerk’s Office Drop Box located in front of the building. Those needing to use a public computer can go to the Civil/Criminal/Juvenile office located on the 2nd floor, room G246. Please call 410-386-8760 if you require ADA assistance or have any questions or concerns.

Notice: On Monday, April 4th, the Circuit Court for Carroll County will begin testing the Judiciary-Partners wireless network, which is anticipated to increase Wi Fi performance. In court, lawyers and litigants will no longer connect devices to the CCG_Guest network. Instead, they will need to connect to the Judiciary-Partners network. This connection will require a password to be entered. This password can be obtained by contacting the courtroom bailiff or courtroom clerk.

Public (Guest) Wi Fi will remain available in the courthouse through either the CCG_Guest network or Judiciary Public network. It is recommended that the public use the Judiciary Public network for better performance.


***NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER***
EFFECTIVE MARCH 7, 2022

Welcome

The Circuit Court for Carroll County, located in Westminster, Maryland, is part of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, which also includes Anne Arundel and Howard Counties. It is a trial court of general jurisdiction, which handles juvenile and family law matters, as well as all major civil cases and serious criminal matters. The Circuit Court also has appellate jurisdiction over the District Court and certain administrative agencies. In addition, it has full common law and equity powers and jurisdiction in all civil and criminal cases within the County, and all additional powers and jurisdiction conferred by the Constitution and by law, except where, by law, jurisdiction has been limited or conferred upon by another tribunal.

The mission of the Circuit Court for Carroll County is to serve its residents in the determination of litigation in serious criminal matters, substantive civil cases, domestic and child support cases, in accordance with the Constitution, while administering justice in an honest, fair and efficient manner.

Historic Courthouse




Historic Courthouse
200 Willis Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157









Courthouse Annex
55 North Court Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Courthouse Annex