Beginning Monday, November 30, 2020, the Judiciary’s Phase II operations plan will be in effect. Clerks’ offices in the District Court of Maryland and circuit courts throughout the state will remain open to the public for emergency purposes and by appointment for other matters. Visit the local court page for the latest information on hours of operation BEFORE arriving to court.

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Please note: If you have any questions or concerns, please call our main line at 410-313-2108.

Victim Witness Assistance staff members remain available to address questions and concerns regarding the status of your case. Please do not hesitate to contact our offices at 410-313-3100 or at

The following information is for Monday, November 30, 2020.

Unless otherwise instructed no witnesses are needed in the following cases:


Only Probation Agents are needed in the following cases:




In all other cases not listed here, all witnesses are needed and must report to the assigned courtroom by 8:45 am.  The address for the District Court for Howard County is 3451 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043.

If you need accommodation for your court appearance, please call 410-313-3100 in advance of your scheduled court appearance.

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