Judicial Appointments Announced
Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Mark Boyer to the Washington County Circuit Court, District Judge Jeannie Cho and Debra Dwyer to the Montgomery County Circuit Court, and Robyn Riddle to the Calvert County District Court. Read the Governor’s news release.
New Administrative Judges Named
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has announced that Judge W. Timothy Finan, Administrative Judge for the Circuit Court for Allegany County, will serve also as Circuit Administrative Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties) and Judge Daniel P. Dwyer will serve as Administrative Judge for the Circuit Court for Washington County. Read more.
Expanded Language Access
Understand the Foreclosure Process
Two new videos, in partnership with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), help Maryland homeowners understand the foreclosure legal process, including mediation. Read more.
Alert: New Court Lawsuit Scam Surfaces
The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that uses the threat of lawsuits in local courts to extort money or obtain personal information from people by leading them to believe that they are the subjects of legal actions. Read more.
MDEC Arrives on the Lower Eastern Shore - December 12
Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) will launch on the Lower Eastern Shore on December 12, 2016. As of that date, mandatory electronic filing, or e-filing, will be in effect for attorneys filing in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Read More
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