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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
- 10-09: Baltimore City District Court Begins First Veterans Treatment Docket
- 10-08: Applicants to Court of Special Appeals
- 10-08: Media Advisory - High School Students Visit Court to Learn about Mistakes and Consequences
- 10-08: Media Advisory - State v. Goodson, et al. Pre-trial Motions Hearings Scheduled
- 10-08: Appellate opinions filed
- 10-06: 188th Report of the Rules Committee
- 10-06: Kent County District Court Expands Courtroom Hours
Effective Monday, August 3, 2015, mandatory e-filing for criminal and traffic pleadings began for all attorneys in Maryland who are filing in Anne Arundel County. (Mandatory e-filing by attorneys in non-criminal pleadings in Anne Arundel County has been in effect since October 14, 2014.)
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