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Program Description


The Family Law Grant is funded by the State Judiciary and provides services to families to reduce conflict and introduce the parties involved in litigation to problem-solving techniques to help reduce future litigation. See the Family Division Services Program for a description of the services supported by this grant.

The Trial Court Research Partnership Grant supports one Trial Court Researcher assigned to the Administration Program. This individual provides research, analysis, statistical support, and related reports on County and judiciary-wide research projects.

The Montgomery County Adult Drug Court is funded by the State Judiciary through a grant from the Office of Problem Solving Courts. The mission of the Adult Drug Court is to eliminate drug abuse, crime, and their consequences by forging continuing partnerships with the Court, health treatment providers, concerned community organizations, and law enforcement. By leveraging its partnerships and its authority, the Court directs substance-abusing offenders into evaluation and treatment to achieve personal responsibility and productive citizenship.

The Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEI) Grant is funded by the State Judiciary to support one DEI Coordinator. The employee will raise awareness and support of equity, accessibility, and inclusion values. They will work on enhancing and strengthening system programs to ensure each service, program and activity operated in the Court building is readily accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities.

The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Grant is funded by the State Judiciary to support ADR programs and projects which benefit our Court and the residents of Montgomery County. The ADR programs and projects will focus on expanding access to justice, enable the resolution of disputes with efficiency and prevent conflicts from escalating into violence or litigation.

Program Contacts

Contact Timothy Sheridan of the Circuit Court at 240.777.9103 or Vivian Ikoro of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved331764125.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.8505262.22
FY25 Recommended416816727.22