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Orphans' Court Overview

Hearings in the Orphans’ Court have resumed. If you believe the matter is uncontested, please contact the Register of Wills, the clerk of the court, at 410-887-6680 for more information.

  • Anyone entering the courthouse will be required to wear a face mask at all times.
  • If your hearing is scheduled in-person but you would prefer to attend remotely, please read the Hearing Notice (PDF) for instructions.
  • Virtual hearings are currently being held with Webex. Find access information below.

Orphans’ Court of Baltimore County
401 Bosley Avenue, Suite 501
Towson, Maryland 21204

Renee Boyd

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-887-6516
Fax: 410-296-5480
Mail Stop: 3508

The Orphans' Court is a court of limited jurisdiction specializing in cases involving disputes about wills or codicils, the administration of estates, guardianships over property left to minors and protection of minors’ assets.

If you are filing Petitions or writing the Court to ask for an extension for filing paperwork in an Estate, the Court will only accept original signatures.

Virtual Hearings

Hearings that are scheduled virtually will be held via Webex video conference. When it is time for your hearing, click on the following link: 


If you prefer to join by phone only, call 1-415-655-0001 and enter access code 160 008 2273.

Revised September 21, 2020         


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