CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH


[photo, Charles County Courthouse, La Plata, Maryland]

Circuit Court

District Court

Orphans' Court

Charles County Courthouse, La Plata, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Charles County Courthouse atrium, 200 Charles St., La Plata, Maryland]

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (4 Judges):
Amy J. Bragunier, County Administrative Judge (chosen by Circuit Administrative Judge), 2019
Helen I. Harrington, Associate Judge, 2025
Thomas R. Simpson, Jr., Associate Judge, 2029
Hayward J. West, Associate Judge, 2029

Charles County Courthouse atrium, 200 Charles St., La Plata, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


P. O. Box 3060
Courthouse, 200 Charles St., La Plata, MD 20646 - 3060
(301) 932-3202, (301) 870-2435; 1-888-932-2072 (toll free); tty: (301) 753-4258


[photo, Office of Sheriff Headquarters, 6915 Crain Highway, La Plata, Maryland]

Office of Sheriff Headquarters, 6915 Crain Highway, La Plata, Maryland, 2007. Photo courtesy of Office of Sheriff.



[photo, Courthouse (view from Washington Ave.), La Plata, Maryland] DISTRICT COURT
Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (3 Judges):
W. Louis Hennessy, Associate Judge, 2025
Kenneth A. Talley, Associate Judge, 2019
Andrea R. S. Watkins, Associate Judge, 2024

P. O. Box 3070
Courthouse, 11 Washington Ave., La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-5110; 1-800-941-3463 (toll free); tty: 1-800-735-2258
web: http://www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#CHARLES

Courthouse (view from Washington Ave.), La Plata, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Charles County Courthouse, 200 Charles St., La Plata, Maryland] ORPHANS' COURT
Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Darlene M. Breck, (D), Chief Judge (chosen by Governor), 2018
J. Lorraine Berry (D), Judge, 2018
Frank H. Lancaster, (D) Judge, 2018

P. O. Box 3080
Courthouse, 200 Charles St., La Plata, MD 20646 - 3080
(301) 932-3345; fax: (301) 932-3349

Charles County Courthouse, 200 Charles St., La Plata, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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