Judges of the Circuit Court appoint Magistrates, lawyers specializing in family law, to help resolve certain types of Family Division cases more efficiently.

In Prince George’s County, Magistrates hear matters involving child custody, child support, divorce, alimony, and a variety of juvenile matters, including matters involving children in need of assistance. After a hearing, a Magistrate submits a Report and Recommendations for the issuance of a proposed Order by a judge of the Circuit Court.

This section outlines the Family Division Magistrates who are now serving the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County.