Maryland Courts

Change of Address Procedures

Please follow the information below to make changes to your address or to your name with Human Resources, Central Payroll Bureau (CPB) and Health Benefits. 

If you work in a Circuit or District Court, send the original forms to your local HR Liaison
For AOC and District Court Headquarters, please send the forms to Human Resources.
We will notify Central Payroll and Health Benefits.

    • If you move into or out of the county or State (from DC to Maryland, from Maryland to Virginia, from Pennsylvania to Maryland, or from Baltimore County to Harford County etc.) you will need to complete a new W-4 as county and State taxes will change.
    • There are different W-4 Forms depending on where you live.  
    • Be sure to choose the W-4 that is appropriate for your new address.
      • W-4 – For Maryland, Virginia & Pennsylvania residents
      • DC D-4 / W-4 – for District of Columbia residents
      • WV – W-4 – for West Virginia residents
  • Name Changes
    • For Human Resources and Central Payroll, please submit a signed letter showing your name change from ______ to _______
      • Proof of the change must be submitted with the completed letter.
        • Marriage – a copy of your marriage license signed by the Clerk of the Court
        • Divorce – a copy of the divorce decree
        • Name Correction – a copy of the court order
    • For Health Benefits: 
      • Complete the middle section of the health benefits name/address change form with:
        • Old name
        • New Name
      • Proof of the change must be submitted with the completed form.
        • Marriage – a copy of your marriage license signed by the Clerk of the Court
        • Divorce – a copy of the divorce decree
        • Name Correction – a copy of the court order

Please remember, the signed originals must be given to your HR Liaison or sent to
Human Resources Department at this address:

ATTN:  Human Resources Transactions Unit
Maryland Judiciary
580 Taylor Ave., Bldg. A-1
Annapolis, MD  21401