Retired Judge Charlotte Cooksey

Retired Judge Charlotte Cooksey enshrined in Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Retired Baltimore City District Court Judge Charlotte Cooksey is honored and enshrined in the 2023 Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame. Read more.

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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.


County administrative judges named

Supreme Court of Maryland Chief Justice Matthew J. Fader has named Judge Donna M. Schaeffer as county administrative judge for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and Judge Brenda A. Sexton as county administrative judge for the Circuit Court for Cecil County. Read more.

Supreme and Appellate Court Seals

Voter-approved constitutional change renames high courts to Supreme and Appellate Court of Maryland

The Court of Appeals of Maryland is now the Supreme Court of Maryland and the Court of Special Appeals is now the Appellate Court of Maryland. Read more.

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Maryland Guide & File is a web-based tool that can help you fill out court forms. The program takes answers from a series of 
questions to complete the form for you. Read more.

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