Monday, Sept. 1: Courts are Closed
Maryland’s courts will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. See a list of court holidays and more information here.
Governor Appoints Judges
On Aug. 26, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced the appointments of seven judges, including appointments to the Court of Special Appeals, Circuit Court for Garrett County, Circuit Court for Talbot County, Circuit Court for Washington County, and the District Court for Prince George’s County. Read more.
Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams
The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.
Attorneys: Watch an E-filing Tutorial
Attorneys and law professionals can learn how to register to e-file and more by watching an online tutorial. More information.
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.
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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