Maryland Courts

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    When Courts are Closed

    Maryland’s courts will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, and the following day, Friday, Nov. 28. See a list of court holidays and more information here.

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    Watch out for “Court” Scams

    Maryland courts do not call citizens to get payment over the phone for a fine for missing jury duty. Here is what you need to know about some recent “court” scams that are going on in the state. Read more.

  • Civics and Law
    Judges Help Students with Civics

    On Tuesday, December 2, judges from Maryland’s courts will join in an effort to help students learn about law and society. During the Civics and Law Academy that day, Charles County high school students will join with judges and other legal professionals to discuss a variety of topics, including juvenile rights, criminal law, free speech, and the law in the technology age. 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. Read more.

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    Judiciary Hosts Youths from DJS Facilities

    Young people from juvenile facilities throughout the state addressed the Maryland Court of Appeals on Wednesday, November 19. They took part in the 20th annual Department of Juvenile Services Oratorical Contest. Read more.

    Watch highlights from last year’s contest.

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E-Filing Mandatory in Anne Arundel County for Attorneys: Attorneys filing in Anne Arundel County (non-criminal pleadings) must file electronically or their filings will not be accepted.Read more.

Notices, Schedules and Updates

Notices such as proposed rules of court and rules orders, administrative orders and regulations, and appellate schedules, some of which are required by law to be published.

  • Job Opportunities

    Learn more about the many benefits of working for the Maryland Judiciary. Visit our Recruitment site


    Goods and services valued over $25,000. Visit our Procurement site

  • Justice Matters
    Justice Matters Fall 2014
  • People's Law Library

    The People’s Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers.

    Explore the PLL

  • Get Help
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    Watch videos from the Judiciary’s self-help video library.

    Get information about how courts work and how to find legal help here.