Howard Maryland
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Howard County Criminal & Court Records

District Court

Address
3451 Courthouse Dr Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone
410-480-7700
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
Civil Note
Free case look-up at http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, on card index prior from 1971

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

5th Judicial Circuit Court

Address
8360 Court Ave Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone
410-313-2111; 888-313-0197
Fax
n/a
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
Civil Note
Free case look-up at http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on card index to 1971, prior may or may not be archived; on computer since 1999

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Howard County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk of the Circuit Court

Address
Howard County 9250 Bendix Rd Columbia, MD 21045
Phone
410-313-5850 (Land Records)
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include computer, index books. Records indexed on computer back to 1850's, images back to 1980s.

Courier Offices

Address
9250 Bendix Rd The Dorsey Bldg Columbia, MD 21045

County Assessor

Phone
410-480-7940

Treasurer

Phone
410-313-2063