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Charles County Register of Wills Office

The Honorable Loraine D. Hennessy, Register

Address Courthouse
11 Washington Avenue
PO Box 3080
La Plata, Maryland 20646-3080
Mailing Address Register of Wills, Charles County
PO Box 3080
La Plata, MD 20646-3080
Mail sent to 11 Washington Avenue will be returned to sender.
Operating Hours8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
We are closed weekends and State Holidays
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Please note that we cannot accept filings through email.

Important Information

We encourage appointments to better serve you in-person. Please call to make an appointment so we can make sure you have the proper documents needed.

Drop Box: The brown drop box is located in the entryway of the District Court Building (11 Washington Avenue, LaPlata, MD. Available M-F 8:00 – 4:30)

Service Window: A walk-up service window is located on the south side of the District Court Bldg. between the Circuit and District Court Buildings M-F 8:30-4:00.

Other Important Numbers
Comptroller of Maryland:
Maryland Estate Tax Division
Comptroller of Maryland:
Unclaimed Property Division
Internal Revenue Service 800-829-1040
Legal Aid Bureau 800-999-8904
Maryland State Bar Association 800-492-1964
Motor Vehicle Administration 800-950-1682
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213
Vital Statistics Administration
(provides copies of death certificates)
Volunteer Lawyers Service 800-510-0050