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Carroll County Orphans' Court
55 N. Court Street
Room 104
Westminster, MD 21157-5162

410-386-2086 - voice
410-876-0657 - fax

PurposeTo provide an elected three-person panel that hears all matters involving contested estates and supervises all estates that are probated judicially.
ServiceOrphans' 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 ServedServes Carroll County.
SubjectsDeath And Dying, Government
Last Updated29 February 2024