Judiciary Now Offering E-filing Educational Sessions
(ANNAPOLIS, Md. – July 18, 2014) Attorneys and law professionals can sign up today to attend educational sessions to help them get ready for e-filing, the electronic filing of court cases, papers and documents. E-filing will be available in Anne Arundel County this fall when the county becomes the first jurisdiction to launch the pilot of Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC), the Judiciary’s electronic case management system. Read more.
Attorneys Needed to Provide Legal Counsel for Indigent Criminal Defendants
The District Court of Maryland has launched a statewide campaign to recruit attorneys to provide legal counsel to indigent criminal defendants during their initial appearances conducted by District Court commissioners. Read more.
Do You Need a Lawyer?
Should you represent yourself in a court case or do you need a lawyer? How do you find and work with a lawyer? Two new videos on the Maryland Judiciary website help answer these questions. Read more.
“Jury Duty” Telephone Scam
Don’t be fooled by a telephone scam that says you owe money for missing your jury duty. Read more.
Court Records are Public
Do you know what information people can see about you in court records? For more information about what the public can and can’t see, read this printable brochure.
The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project will create a single Judiciary-wide integrated case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system. Learn more
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