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The Court of Appeals will webcast oral arguments on March 4, 5, and 8 beginning at 10 a.m. These arguments will be held by videoconference.  Watch the live webcast.

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Phase II: Maryland Judiciary extends Phase II operations through March 14, 2021

The Maryland Judiciary will remain in Phase II of its five-phased reopening plan due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in Maryland. Read more.

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Maryland Judiciary COVID-19 updates

Visit this page for updates, closures, information, and resources related to COVID-19 before arriving to court.

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Most clerks’ offices in the circuit courts and District Court have reopened to the public. Click here to check hours of operation for an individual court.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Court Help Center

Call or chat with a lawyer who can help you represent yourself in your civil case. 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Read more.

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