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Carroll County Orphans' Court
55 N. Court Street
Westminster, MD 21157-5162
410-386-2086 - voice
410-876-0657 - fax
|Purpose||To provide an elected three-person panel that hears all matters involving contested estates and supervises all estates that are probated judicially.|
|Service||Orphans' Court Judges for Carroll County are Charles M. Coles, Jr., Chief Judge, Margaret R. Bair, and Donald B. Sealing, II. Judges are chosen by the voters for a four-year term. DUTIES OF THE ORPHANS' COURT: 1. Review all regular estates and guardianships, 2. Approve all commissions and/or attorney's fees, and 3. Hear and act on all differences or disputes in estates. Court sessions: 9 am to 3 pm, Monday and Tuesday each week.|
|Area Served||Serves Carroll County.|
|Subjects||Death And Dying, Government|
|Last Updated||27 February 2020|