Maryland Courts

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    High School Students Visit Court

    More than 100 Anne Arundel County teens prepared for prom by going to court. On Thursday, April 9, high school students in the Schools in the Court program learned firsthand about the consequences of making bad decisions. Read here.

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    Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams

    The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.

  • Family
    Magistrates, not Masters

    A new rule adopted by the Maryland Court of Appeals changes the title “master” to “family magistrate.” So, what is a family magistrate and what does he or she do in the courts? Read more.

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    Cell Phones, cameras, and electronic devices in the courtroom

    Before entering the courtroom, make sure you know the rules about using your cell phone, camera, or other electronic device.

    Read the notice here.

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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. Read more.

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E-Filing Mandatory in Anne Arundel County for Attorneys: Attorneys filing in Anne Arundel County (non-criminal pleadings) must file electronically or their filings will not be accepted.Read more.

Notices, Schedules and Updates

Notices such as proposed rules of court and rules orders, administrative orders and regulations, and appellate schedules, some of which are required by law to be published.

  • Job Opportunities

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


    Goods and services valued over $25,000. Visit our Procurement site

  • Justice Matters
    Justice Matters Fall 2014
  • 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.

    Explore the PLL

  • Get Help
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    Watch videos from the Judiciary’s self-help video library.

    Get information about how courts work and how to find legal help here.