Maryland Courts

What is MDEC?

E-filing for Attorneys:

The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project will create a single Judiciary-wide integrated case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system. Courts will collect, store, and process records electronically, and will be able to instantly access complete records as cases travel from District Court to Circuit Court and on to the appellate courts. Read more.

Latest updates

MDEC: What's the latest? The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) initiative is coming. But like an endurance run, its implementation requires countless hours of training and preparation, perseverance and commitment. Every day, individuals across the Judiciary are working to make MDEC a reality. As we move toward the launch this fall in Anne Arundel County, you can stay up to date with MDEC News. Each week, MDEC News will bring you timely updates, interviews with project leaders, Q&As and more.

Featured this week- August 1, 2014
MDEC News: Your E-filing Questions Answered

Tara Glover

Monday, Aug. 4, marks the beginning of e-filing educational sessions lead by Tara Glover, MDEC e-filing project manager for the Judiciary. The first group to participate in the sessions is the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, which has invited the Judiciary to explain MDEC and e-filing for its members in August.

Handouts for the sessions have been created to help explain the benefits of e-filing and answer frequently asked questions.

Common questions include:
-How long after e-filing does electronic service take place?
-Will the courts still be able to reject filings?
-What is an EFSP?
-How will we safeguard and provide security measures for the system?

Find out the answers to these questions and more from the links below.

Read the FAQs here:
Learn more about e-filing from the new fact sheet here:

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