Maryland Courts

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    Helping Families

    The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County held a “reunification celebration” for families whose children had been placed in the child welfare system but have worked with courts and community services to reunify safely and successfully with their children.
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    Maryland Ranked Among Top for Access to Justice

    The Maryland Judiciary has been acknowledged as a national leader in providing civil access to justice for its citizens. Read more.

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    Alert: New Court Lawsuit Scam Surfaces

    The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that uses the threat of lawsuits in local courts to extort money or obtain personal information from people by leading them to believe that they are the subjects of legal actions. Read more.

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    New Self-Help Videos are Online

    Three new videos on the Maryland Judiciary website help unravel complex legal principles and procedures to make navigating the courts easier for self-represented litigants. 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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MDEC Comes to the Upper Eastern Shore - July 18
MDEC will expand to the Upper Eastern Shore on July 18, which will mean the start of mandatory e-filing for attorneys filing cases in Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties, as well as appellate filings that commence in those counties. Read More

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