Maryland Courts

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    Mock Trial State Championship

    Two Maryland high schools will face off in the Maryland Court of Appeals when the state’s highest court hosts the 2014 Mock Trial State Championship Friday, April 25. Students will argue their cases before Court of Appeals Judge Robert N. McDonald in the Court of Appeals courtroom. Read more.

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    MDEC: The Latest News

    MDEC is Maryland Electronic Courts, a state-wide case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system. What’s the latest news about MDEC? Read more.

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    New Chief Judge for Maryland District Court

    Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has named Prince George’s County District Judge John P. Morrissey as Chief Judge of the District Court of Maryland. Read more.

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    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.

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    False “Court Case” Email Scam

    Warning: A computer virus is currently going around that is in an email falsely claiming to be about a court case. The email is a scam, and opening any attachment or clicking on any link in the message triggers a malicious program that infects the recipient’s computer. The email is not from the courts nor is it about a court case. Read more.

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    Now Playing: Videos Offer Help

    People who are representing themselves in Maryland courts can get help from short videos on several topics, including “Tips for Your Day in Court,” “Finding Legal Help,” and “Defending Against a Small Claim.” Visit the Maryland Judiciary’s library of self-help videos.

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    Paying your traffic ticket

    To find payment methods, deadlines or finding specific information about your case, start here.

Electronic Courts

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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