Maryland Courts

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    Maryland Judiciary Expands Electronic
    Case Filing

    On Monday, August 3, 2015, attorneys began filing criminal and traffic cases online in Anne Arundel County as the Maryland Judiciary moves forward to expand its Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) initiative. 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 .

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    New Phone Scam about Jury Duty Reported

    The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about a new, more sophisticated “court” scam that has been reported in southern Maryland, but also may be happening elsewhere throughout the state. Read more.

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Effective Monday, August 3, 2015, mandatory e-filing for criminal and traffic pleadings begins 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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