Areas Served: 
Caroline County
Fees: 
Fees vary according to circumstance.
Hours of Operation: 
M-F 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Caroline County District Court

Purpose: 
It is the mission of the District Court of Maryland to provide equal and exact justice for all who are involved in litigation before the Court.
Services Provided: 

The jurisdiction of the court includes all landlord-tenant cases, replevin actions, motor vehicle violations, misdemeanors and certain felonies. In civil cases the District Court has exclusive jurisdiction in claims for amounts up to $5,000, and concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts in claims for amounts above $5,000 but less than $30,000. The jurisdiction of the court in criminal cases is concurrent with the Circuit Court for offenses in which the penalty may be confinement for three years or more or a fine of $2,500 or more; or offenses which are felonies. The District Court does not conduct jury trials. Also look at http://mdcourts.gov

Mailing Address: 
207 South Third Street
Denton, MD 21629
410-819-4600 or 1-800-940-4968
Contact: 
Sherri Scott, County Clerk
410-819-4602