Maryland Courts

  • Civics and Law
    Judges Join Caroline County Students in Classroom

    Maryland judges, state’s attorneys and other justice officials will help students learn about law and society during the Civics and Law Academy in Caroline County on Wednesday, March 11. Students from North Caroline and Colonel Richardson high schools will meet with judges and other legal professionals to discuss juvenile rights, criminal law, free speech, and law in the technology age. Read more.

  • Judge Laura S. Kiessling

    Judge Laura S. Kiessling Named
    Administrative Judge

    Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Laura S. Kiessling has been named as the new administrative judge for Anne Arundel County and for the Fifth Judicial Circuit (Anne Arundel, Carroll, and Howard counties). Read more.

  • Prince George's County District Court building

    Prince George’s Co. Courts:
    Update for March 4

    The Upper Marlboro location of the Prince George’s County District Court is closed Friday, March 6. The Hyattsville location remains open. The Duvall Wing of the Prince George’s County Circuit Court, Judiciary Services Building and the ADR unit remain open to the public.
    NOTE: Court services continue to be provided during the ongoing repairs to the Upper Marlboro courthouse. For more information, read the advisory here. Barring any weather-related closures, the information provided in the advisory will be in effect March 6. Find the latest information about court closings and delays here.

  • Court of Appeals Bench

    Live from the State’s Highest Court

    The Court will Webcast LIVE oral arguments at 10 a.m. on March 2, March 6, March 9, March 10, and March 11, 2015. Watch the live webcast.

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    Is Your Court Open?

    To get the latest information about court closings and delays, check under “Latest News” on the home page or visit our Closings/Delays page.

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    Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams

    The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.

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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.

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  • 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.

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