Office of Law
The Office of Law is administered by the County Attorney under the direct authority of the County Council. The County Attorney is the chief legal officer of the County, conducts all of the law business of the County and is the legal advisor and legislative draftsman for the Council. The County Attorney represents the County in all legal actions in which the County is a party. Generally, the Office of Law represents all County boards and commissions.
Public Information Act Requests
The Maryland Public Information Act and the County's Rules and Procedures for Public Information Act Requests grant the right to review and obtain copies of those public records that are disclosable.Learn More
Talbot County Charter and CodeSee Code
Upcoming Public Hearings/Meetings
- The Police Accountability Board
November 14, 8:30am
The Police Accountability Board will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month beginning at 8:30 a.m. pending an agenda. Meetings are open to the public and held in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Circuit Courthouse, South Wing, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, Maryland 21601. The meeting is open to the public. Police Accountability Board Talbot County, Maryland (talbotcountymd.gov)
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Frequently Asked Questions
On whom do I serve a suit against the County?
County Attorney – Patrick W. Thomas, Talbot County Office of Law, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, Maryland 21601
How do I file a claim against the County?
Please see Section 5-301, et seq. of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended from time to time, a copy of which may be found in the Talbot County Public Library. If you wish to deliver the notice of claim to the County Attorney, the delivery will be accepted by the County Attorney or their designee at the Office of Law.
How do I file a claim against the Board of Education
Reach out to the Board of Education Office here.
May I contact the Office of Law to ask a question about a legal issue?
The Office of Law provides legal services to the County and its officials and employees as well as the County Council. The Office of Law does not provide legal services or advice to private citizens.
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Category: Office of Law
The Talbot County Board of Liquor License Commissioners (Liquor Board) would like to remind licensees about the upcoming deadline for liquor licenses renewals. 2024 renewals should be submitted to the Board by March 31, 2024 to avoid incurring late fees.Read More
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