Circuit & District Court

Court Security

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office provides security for the Charles County Circuit Court. If you plan to visit the Courthouse, you are encouraged to read the following security policy information before your visit:

  • All persons are subject to screening through a metal detector.
  • All bags must pass through an X-ray machine.
  • No weapons are permitted at the Courthouse.
  • All electronics, including cameras and cell phones, must remain in your vehicle. These devices are not permitted inside the Courthouse.

The Charles County Circuit Court is located at 200 Charles Street in La Plata. For more information about Circuit Court, visit the Charles County Circuit Court website.

District Court

The Charles County District Court is located at 11 Washington Avenue in La Plata, adjacent to the Circuit Court. Security is provided by state court security deputies. For more information about District Court security policies, visit the Charles County District Court website.