Maryland Courts

  • Gavel, Scales & Books

    Judicial Appointments Announced

    Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Mark Boyer to the Washington County Circuit Court, District Judge Jeannie Cho and Debra Dwyer to the Montgomery County Circuit Court, and Robyn Riddle to the Calvert County District Court. Read the Governor’s news release.

  • Judge W. Timothy Finan and Judge Daniel P. Dwyer

    New Administrative Judges Named

    Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has announced that Judge W. Timothy Finan, Administrative Judge for the Circuit Court for Allegany County, will serve also as Circuit Administrative Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties) and Judge Daniel P. Dwyer will serve as Administrative Judge for the Circuit Court for Washington County. Read more.

  • Language Portals

    Expanded Language Access

    This website now has fully translated informational resources in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese, and Korean. Read more.
    Go to the language portals page.

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    Understand the Foreclosure Process

    Two new videos, in partnership with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), help Maryland homeowners understand the foreclosure legal process, including mediation. Read more.

  • Man on phone with money in his hand

    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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MDEC Arrives on the Lower Eastern Shore - December 12
Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) will launch on the Lower Eastern Shore on December 12, 2016. As of that date, mandatory electronic filing, or e-filing, will be in effect for attorneys filing in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Read More

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Notices, Schedules and Updates