Maryland Courts

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    When Courts are Closed

    Maryland’s courts will be closed Monday, October 12 in observance of Columbus Day. See a list of court holidays and more information here.

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    Courtroom as Classroom

    On Thursday, October 22, approximately 140 high school students from around Anne Arundel County will come to court to learn firsthand about the consequences of making bad decisions. Read more.

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    Judiciary Earns National Award

    The Maryland Judiciary has received the Court Statistics Project 2015 Reporting Excellence Award. The award from the national Conference of State Court Administrators recognizes Maryland’s leadership among state courts for data quality and reporting. Read more.

  • MACRO Contest
    Student Art Contest Promotes Peacemaking

    Young artists are being asked to help promote peacemaking in the Maryland Judiciary’s 10th annual Conflict Resolution Day Student Bookmark Art Contest. The contest for Maryland students in grades K-8 helps celebrate national Conflict Resolution Day, which is Thursday, October 15, 2015. Read more.

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    Attorneys - You Must E-file in Anne Arundel County

    Attorneys filing in Anne Arundel County must file electronically or their filings will not be accepted. Effective August 3, 2015, criminal and traffic filings must also be e-filed. Nonpayment of rent cases will continue to be exempt from mandatory e-filing until further notice. Read more.

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    Need an Interpreter in Court?

    The Maryland Judiciary has made two changes to the Maryland Rules to help ensure access to the courts for people with limited proficiency in English or who need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read more .

  • Job Opportunities

    Learn more about the many benefits of working for the Maryland Judiciary. Visit our Recruitment site


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  • Strategic Plan for the Maryland Judiciary
    Strategic Plan for the Maryland Judiciary 2015-2020
  • People's Law Library

    The People’s Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers.

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