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Click here to watch Chief Judge Barbera’s message ahead of Phase III implementation on Monday, July 20.

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Phase III public service announcement video

Clerk’s offices in the District Court of Maryland and circuit courts are OPEN and courts are hearing and scheduling additional court matters. Watch this video if you plan to visit a courthouse.

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Chief Judge issues Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued an Administrative Order with additional requirements for wearing face masks inside courthouses and judicial branch buildings. Read more.

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Clerks’ offices in Maryland reopen during COVID-19

Visit this page for updates, closures, information, and resources related to COVID-19 before arriving to court.

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Find my court

Most clerks’ offices in the circuit courts and District Court have reopened to the public. Click here to check hours of operation for an individual court.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center

Call or chat with a lawyer who can help you represent yourself in your civil case. 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Read more.

Latest News

August 14, 2020
Appellate opinions filed
August 11, 2020
Second Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences
August 6, 2020
Applicants for vacancy on Wicomico County Circuit Court
August 5, 2020
Applicants for vacancy on Baltimore City Circuit Court
August 4, 2020
Amicus Curiarum, August 2020 issue online

Watch Now

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE: Maryland courts enter Phase III. Watch now.

People’s Law

People’s Law is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers. Explore People's Law.

Language Portals

GlobeThe Maryland Judiciary has many services available to individuals who do not speak English. Read more