General Information

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montgomery county silver spring district court

Welcome to the District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County located in Silver Spring, 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. Sherri Koch
​​​​​Administrative Judge
Markisha Gross
​​​​​Administrative Clerk
Carolyn Creel
​​​​​Administrative Commissioner
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General Information: 301-563-8500  | Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-866-873-9785
TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

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The courthouse is located at 8552 Second Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3364No food or drink are permitted in this building. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Take I 495 to Georgia Ave take the Washington DC ramp, go to Cameron Street, take a right continue 2 blocks to 2nd Ave. The Court is diagonal on the left.

Bus Information
Routes 1-5, 8, 9, 11-20, 22, 28
Metro Bus Routes 70, 71, F4, J1, J2, J3, J4, J5, Q2, S2, S4, S5, Y8, Z's
MTA Bus 929
MARC Train Brunswick Line 

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Available in public lots. Click here for public parking options.

District 6 - Montgomery County

Bar Update - 03/25/2021
Administrative Order - 12/05/2020
Return to Phase II - Administrative Order - 11/30/2020
Administrative Order - Protocol for Scheduling Long Criminal/Traffic Trials - 09/18/2020
Docket Grids - Phase IV and V - 09/18/2020
Administrative Order - Protocol for Suspended Judgments for Possession/Repossession - 09/01/2020
Administrative Order Regarding Masks - 08/06/2020
Update Regarding Civil Proceedings - 07/20/2020
Phase III - Reopening Plan - 07/17/2020
Phase III - Reopening Plan - Spanish - 07/17/2020
Montgomery County Bar Update - 07/17/2020
Montgomery County Bar Update - Screening Questionnaire - 07/14/2020
Montgomery County Bar Update - 06/30/2020
Docket Grid - Phase III - August 2020 - Montgomery County - 06/30/2020
Docket Grid - Phase III - 07/20-07/31- Montgomery County - 06/30/2020
Docket Grid - Phase II - 07/06-07/20 - Montgomery County - 06/30/2020
Montgomery County Bar Update - 06/10/2020
Montgomery County Bar Update - Criminal/Traffic Plea Docket Opportunity - 06/10/2020
Administrative Order - Persons Incarcerated or Imprisoned in Montgomery County - 04/15/2020
Administrative Order - Stay on Evictions as a result of COVID-19 - 03/30/2020
Statewide - Issued by the Chief Judge of the District Court
new bubbleCommunication 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
new bubbleEmergency 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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