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Carroll County Criminal Attorney

Being accused of a serious legal violation can be a frightening, confusing, and overwhelming ordeal. However, it is not an ordeal that you must face alone. In fact, to get the most positive outcome, facing it alone may not even be in your better interests. If you or a loved one was charged with a Carroll County crime, we have attorneys at our firm that have experience representing clients against similar charges that can assist you.

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In Carroll County and across the state of Maryland, criminal charges are divided into misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors, including petty theft and reckless driving, and are tried at the Carroll County District Court at 55 N. Court St in Westminster. Felonies, including assault, homicide and serious gun possession charges, are tried at the Carroll County Circuit Court, located at 101 N. Court St in Westminster. Navigating through the court system can be difficult, but your qualified legal representative can be there for you every step of the way. Penalties for criminal convictions vary depending on the severity of the crime, the defendant’s criminal history, and a variety of other circumstances related to the case. The most common forms of penalties include fines, community service, and jail time. To better understand the charges against you and the potential penalties, please contact us today for more information.

Carroll County Criminal Attorney

The attorneys with our firm have experience representing clients in similar cases, and are ready to fight whatever criminal charge you are facing. This includes:

  • Assault
  • DUI
  • Theft
  • Sex Crimes

With attorneys in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC, our staff is always close by, so you can speak to a knowledgeable lawyer promptly. You need an attorney who can give you all the information you need to go through the criminal justice system. If you have a court date at the Carroll County courthouse, be prepared by knowing where to park, hours of operation, and dining options. If you speak to an attorney and learn as much about the courthouse as you can before your trial, and can help you feel comfortable when the stakes are at their highest. Kush Arora Attorney at Law has established a reputation for aggressive defense, and positive results. While we can not guarantee any results in your case, we want to help you achieve the best possible outcome: call (301) 761-4842 or (410) 734-2675 today to speak to an experienced attorney. The sooner you do, the sooner we can begin working as your advocates and the better your odds of beating serious charges.

Carroll County Courthouse

The Carroll County District Court is located at 101 North Court Street in Westminster, Maryland. The court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Unfortunately, there is no public transportation in Westminster; however, behind the courthouse and on the streets, there is plenty of free and metered parking. The courthouse is also located within walking distance of Main St, where there are a number of small restaurants and coffee houses. Cell phones are currently not permitted in the court. Starting in 2011, cell phones will be permitted in the courthouse, but they must be either turned off or put on silent mode in the courtroom. The Carroll County Circuit Court is located next to the district courthouse at 55 North Court Street in Westminster. The court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. There is plenty of parking around the court. There is a parking lot behind the Vietnam Memorial and the Court Annex. There is also parking on Willis St. People are permitted to carry cell phones into the courtroom but are subject to strict regulation.

Driving Directions to District Court

101 North Court Street Westminster, MD 21157 General Information: The Historic Courthouse takes up a small block and its entrance is at the end of the first block of Court Street, one block off of Main Street. It contains three courtrooms. The Courthouse Annex across the road at 55 N. Court Street houses the remaining Circuit Courtrooms, the Clerks’ Offices, and Land Records. District Court is located at 101 N. Court Street. From the Baltimore Beltway, take Exit 19 (I-795 North), then West on Rt. 140. When you reach Westminster drive past Target, McDonald’s, etc., turn left at the light at Ralph Street (there will be a turn lane and as you turn Koon’s Toyota will be on your right). Go straight one block until the road ends at the stop sign. From Rt. 27 (Taylorsville area), when you get to Westminster turn right onto Main Street, continue on Main Street and turn left onto Center Street. Turn right onto Willis at the first stop sign. Go straight one block until the road ends. You will see the Historical Courthouse on your right and you will see the Courthouse Annex ahead of you at the stop sign. From Rt. 97 (Eldersburg area), when you get to Westminster turn left onto Main, continue on Main Street and turn right onto Center Street. Turn right onto Willis Street at the first stop sign. Go straight one block until the road ends. You will see the Historical Courthouse on your right and you will see the Courthouse Annex ahead of you at the stop sign. The entrance to the Courthouse Annex from Court is closed at 4:30 P.M., however, after 4:30 P.M. you may enter the building by the back door from the parking lot.

Parking at District Court >

There is a free parking lot behind the Courthouse Annex building. Free parking is also available along some of the side streets.

District Court Clerk

Nancy E. Mueller 410-871-3500

Driving Directions to Circuit Court

55 N. Court Street Westminster, MD 21157 General Information: The Historic Courthouse takes up a small block and its entrance is at the end of the first block of Court Street, one block off of Main Street. It contains three courtrooms. The Courthouse Annex across the street at 55 N. Court Street houses the remaining Circuit Courtrooms, the Clerks’ Offices, and Land Records. District Court is located at 101 N. Court Street. From the Baltimore Beltway, take Exit 19 (I-795 North), then West on Rt. 140. When you reach Westminster drive past Target, McDonald’s, etc., turn left at the light at Ralph Street (there will be a turn lane and as you turn Koon’s Toyota will be on your right). Go straight one block until the road ends at the stop sign. From Rt. 27 (Taylorsville area), when you get to Westminster turn right onto Main Street, continue on Main Street and turn left onto Center Street. Turn right onto Willis Street at the first stop sign. Go straight one block until the road ends. You will see the Historical Courthouse on your right and you will see the Courthouse Annex ahead of you at the stop sign. From Rt. 97 (Eldersburg area), when you get to Westminster turn left onto Main Street, continue on Main Street and turn right onto Center Street. Turn right onto Willis Street at the first stop sign. Go straight one block until the road ends. You will see the Historical Courthouse on your right and you will see the Courthouse Annex ahead of you at the stop sign. The entrance to the Courthouse Annex from Court Street is closed at 4:30 P.M., however, after 4:30 P.M. you may enter the building by the back door from the parking lot.

Parking at Circuit Court

There is a free parking lot behind the Courthouse Annex building. Free parking is also available along some of the side streets.