General Information

Maryland Court Help Centers
Free legal help with your civil
or family matter

Court Help Center

8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday

9250 Judicial Way
Ellicott City, MD 21043
TTY users dial Maryland Relay 711

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Is there a night drop box for the Circuit Court for Howard County?
No. The Clerk’s office is open Monday through Friday at the above hours of operation, except for court holidays.

Is there a space at the Court House to take Depositions?
No there is not any space in the Court House for depositions.

What can I bring to the Court House?
See Administrative Order No. 2018-02 on Electronic Equipment, Cell Phones and Computers.

Does the Clerk’s Office notarize documents?
No, the Clerk’s Office (including the Land Records/License Dept.) does not notarize any documents.

Clerk's Office

Wayne A. Robey, Clerk410-313-2160
Diana M. Liebno, Chief Deputy Clerk410-313-3803
General Information410-313-2111
Toll-Free (in Maryland)1-888-313-0197
Accounting Department410-313-3210
Civil Department410-313-3844
Criminal/Juvenile Department410-313-3822
Land Records/License Department410-313-5850
Trust Department410-313-2160


Hon. William V. Tucker, Admin. Judge410-313-2066
Hon. Stephanie P. Porter410-313-2145
Hon. Mary M. Kramer410-313-2083
Hon. Quincy L. Coleman410-313-2143
Hon. Timothy J. McCrone410-313-2149

Court Administrator

Court Administrator's Office410-313-3029

Court-Related Agencies

Law Library410-313-2135
Office of the State's Attorney for Howard County410-313-2108
Office of the Public Defender410-480-7777
Other Useful Links: 
Howard County Bar Association
Howard County Government
Maryland State Archives

Please be advised that the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is prohibited by law from rendering legal advice and from performing title searches.