Maryland Courts

Welcome to the New Employee Website

We are happy to have you join our Judiciary team and wish you the best as you begin your career here. In your new position, you will play an important role in helping the Judiciary achieve its mission – to foster fair, efficient, timely and accessible justice for all people in Maryland. We have created this New Employee website to provide you with helpful information to help you transition into our organization.

There are numerous things you can do BEFORE you come to work the first day that will help your transition into the Judiciary family.

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Complete these forms and bring them with you the first day of work:

If you are unable to complete your documentation for any reason, please contact us at least 5 days prior to your official start date for assistance.

  1. Emergency contact Form
  2. I-9 Employment Eligibility Form
    NOTE: The I-9 is a very important part of your employment application. The identifying documentation that you are required to provide must have the exact same name and address. Page 9 of the I-9 document explains which papers can be used as your identification documentation.
  3. Policy on Confidentiality
  4. Disclaimer For At Will Employment (If Needed)
  5. W-4 Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate for MD State Government Employees
    Instructions For Completing the W-4 Forms for non-Maryland residents also available from the above link..
  6. Direct Deposit Authorization Form

Regular State and Transfer Employees are also required to complete:

  1. Application For Retirement Plan Membership Form # 1
    You may print a copy of the Retirement Handbook.
  2. Designation of Beneficiary Form # 4
  3. Health Benefits forms and information is available on the Maryland Department of Budget and Management's website.
    For further information, contact your benefits coordinator at 410-260-1731.

Contractual Employees may complete:

  1. Health Benefits forms and information available on the Maryland Department of Budget and Management's website.
    For further information, contact your benefits coordinator at 410-260-1731.