February 27, 2015: Circuit Court is open on time with limited operations. Access to Upper Marlboro courthouse through Main Street entrance only. District Court operations held at Hyattsville courthouse.

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Judges of the Circuit Court appoint Magistrates, lawyers specializing in family law, to help resolve certain types of Family Division cases more efficiently.

In Prince George’s County, Magistrates hear matters involving child custody, child support, divorce, alimony, and a variety of juvenile matters, including matters involving children in need of assistance. After a hearing, a Master submits a Report and Recommendations for the issuance of a proposed Order by a judge of the Circuit Court.

The Family Division Magistrates now serving the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County are:

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The Honorable
Sheila R. Tillerson Adams
Administrative Judge
Seventh Judicial Circuit and
Circuit Court for
Prince George’s County