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Hearings in the Orphans’ Court have resumed. Anyone entering the courthouse will be required to wear a face mask at all times. 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.

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.

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 2310 301 2335.

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Orphans' Court

401 Bosley Avenue, Suite 501
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.





Chief Judge

William R. Evans