clerk of the court scott poyerScott A. Poyer
Clerk of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County

LOCATION: 8 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
PHONE: 410-222-1397
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PARKING: The following information is from the City of Annapolis website: (

How Can We Help You?

The Clerk’s Office serves the residents of Anne Arundel County in many important ways. Each year the Clerk’s Office processes approximately:

  • 100,000 land records
  • 75,000 legal documents;
  • 8,000 business licenses; and
  • 5,000 marriage licenses.

To execute the tasks described above, the Clerk’s Office relies on approximately 125 staff working in the following key functional areas:

In addition, the Clerk of the Circuit Court administers the Oath of Office to elected officials, judges, county police officers, sheriff officers, assistant and deputy state's attorneys, fire department members, and gubernatorial appointees.

Search Cases

Click here for Public access to the case records of the Maryland Judiciary.

The Maryland Electronic Court (MDEC) System

MDEC Support:

Attorneys with e-filing questions, please contact the Tyler File & Serve Help Desk at 800-297-5377 Monday-Friday, 8 am to 8 pm. You can also email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Technical issues with e-filing: Go to Tyler Technologies Support on the Maryland Odyssey File and Serve site: 

There is mandatory e-filing for attorneys filing in Anne Arundel County. This includes the District and Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County as well as any appellate proceedings arising from an Anne Arundel County case on or after October 14, 2014.

Attorneys must file electronically, or their filings will be returned.

Report Issues:

If there are issues of concern, please contact the Clerk's Office by calling 410-222-1397. Suggestions and comments regarding ways to improve the Court’s service to Anne Arundel County residents are appreciated.