Worcester Co. Circuit Court closed to the public through April 3rd

SNOW HILL, Md. – The Circuit Court for Worcester County will be closed to the public beginning today through Friday, April 3rd.

We’re told there will be exceptions for emergency circumstances or as specified by the Administrative Judge.

The office of the Clerk of Court and the Register of Wills will be closed to the public. Drop boxes will be placed at the Washington Street entrance of the Circuit Court to allow self-represented litigants to file pleadings. All jury trials have been postponed through April 3rd. Other scheduled hearings will proceed to the extent allowed by the Order, however many hearings will be subject to postponement.

Employees of the Circuit Court are to report to work as scheduled unless they are sick or otherwise on scheduled leave. The Court will continue processing all filings and perform all functions not requiring a hearing.

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