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The Circuit Court 

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Circuit Court

The Circuit Court for Baltimore County is open and operating normally. 

Photograph of the Circuit Courts Building.

Baltimore County Courts Building
401 Bosley Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204



The Circuit Court for Baltimore County is the trial court of general jurisdiction. The court has full common law and equity powers in all civil, juvenile and criminal cases, along with additional powers and jurisdiction conferred by the Constitution and Maryland State law. It is the only court in the county having the authority to conduct jury trials. The court hears major civil cases, serious criminal cases, juvenile and family law cases.                 

The Circuit Court operates from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the exception of Court Holidays .

Handicapped and Foot Traffic Access

Due to a construction project the entrance to the County Courts Building has been altered.

  • Foot traffic will be directed to the temporary steps next to the building's entrance on Chesapeake Avenue.
  • Those persons needing handicapped access should enter by the ramp on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the building.
  • There is handicapped metered parking on both Pennsylvania and Baltimore Avenues. 

Court Offices Contact Information

Find telephone numbers to related court offices including Circuit Court, Related Court Offices, Clerk of the Court for Baltimore County, District Court, Orphans Court and the State's Attorney's office.

Daily Docket

The online Daily Docket includes all scheduled events for Civil, Criminal and Domestic cases. It is updated between 4 and 4:30 p.m. each day for the next day's docket.

View the daily docket.

Transcript Request

Complete the online form to request a CD or typed transcript of a court case.

Cell Phone Policy

Cell phones are permitted in the Courthouse, provided that the device clears security. Possession and use of cell phones and other electronic devices may be limited or prohibited in designated areas of the Court facility.

Security Protocol

The Circuit Court for Baltimore County requires all employees and attorneys to pass through a designated, magnetometer screening lane at the court’s entrance.

Revised September 22, 2017         


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