Civil Domestic Division

Physical Address:

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Courthouse, Room D1022
14735 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

Mailing Address:

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Courthouse, 14735 Main Street, D1022
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772


301-952-3322 (Civil Domestic Cases)
301-952-5206 (Adoptions)
301-952-3854 (Trust Clerk)


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

Case Information or Status is not provided by phone.

The Civil Domestic Division accepts and processes various documents concerning Civil Domestic cases as well as Liens and Judgments. Any questions regarding legal aspects and the filing of pleadings or motions should be directed to the attorney of record or review the Maryland Rules of Procedures which are provided as a service by Lexis and Westlaw. Please go to for questions regarding procedural matters or filing fees associated with a particular civil domestic action can be directed to the Clerk's Office, Civil Domestic Division.

Civil Domestic cases filed in Circuit Court, may include:

  • Matters which involve domestic relations cases, Adoptions (other than Social Services cases), Guardianships, Domestic Violence, Emergency Evaluations and Name Changes.
  • An after-hours depository is available on the ground floor of the Courthouse, Bourne Wing, just outside the Commissioner's entrance, for the filing of documents after the close of business. These filings are retrieved by the Clerk's Office and processed on the next business day.


Generally, Civil Domestic records are public information access to on-line case information is available through the Maryland Judiciary Case Search ( Maryland law prohibits the Clerk's Office staff from rendering any type of legal service or giving legal advice. Staff members are prohibited by law from performing record searches and restricted from any records research other than in the performance of their customary assignments. Questions involving filing fees or general procedural information can be directed to the Clerk's Office. The General Fee schedule for Civil Domestic cases is provided on this web site.