General Information

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Anne Arundel County Glen Burnie District Couty

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County located in Glen Burnie, MD.

The District Court hears landlord/tenant cases, replevin actions, traffic violations, criminal cases classified as misdemeanors and certain felonies, and civil cases in the amount of $30,000 or less. The District Court does not conduct jury trials.

Hon. Shaem C.P. Spencer 
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Kathryn Glenn
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Michael Lindner
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 410-260-1800  | Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-2688
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21061-3705. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

From 695 take Exit 3 to Route 2, Ritchie Highway. Court is located at intersection of Rt. 2 and Rt. 648 (Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.).

From Route I-97 take Quarterfield Road (Exit 13) toward Glen Burnie. Make a left onto Crain Highway. Make a right onto Fifth Avenue. Make a left onto Ritchie Highway (Route 2). The Court is located on the southbound side of Ritchie Highway and B&A Boulevard (MD 648) next to La Fontaine Bleue.

Bus Information
MTA Bus Number 14.

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Free parking on street and in parking garage next to court.

District 7 - Anne Arundel County

Phase IV - Reopening Plan - March 15th - April 25th, 2021
Phase IV- Reopening Plan- 06/05/2020
Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/27/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 08/04/2021
Communication Regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions - 06/30/2021
Communication Regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Interim Final Rule Involving the CDC Agency Order and Failure to Pay Rent Landlord Tenant Actions - 04/30/2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program  - 04/30/2021
Communication on CDC Agency Order and Landlord Tenant Actions - 03/30/2021
Fourth Revised Communication Affidavit Judgment in the District Court - 03/12/2021
Communication Regarding District Court Restricted Operations and Landlord/Tenant Actions During Return to Phase IV - 02/26/2021
Communication Regarding the Recently Enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 - Updated 01/29/2021

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