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Phase V: Maryland Judiciary moves to full operations on April 26, 2021

Jury trials resume in criminal and civil cases statewide as the Maryland Judiciary begins Phase V of its COVID-19 progressive resumption of operations plan. Read more.


Phase V – Full Operations | A Message from the Chief Judge

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera provides an update regarding the Judiciary’s move to Phase V of its phased reopening plan effective Monday, April 26. Watch the video.

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Live from the state’s highest court

The Court of Appeals will webcast oral arguments on May 6, 7, 10, and 11 beginning at 10 a.m. These arguments will be held by videoconference.  Watch the live webcast.

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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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Find my court

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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April 26, 2021
Vacancies on Prince George's County Circuit Court and Montgomery County District Court

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JURY DUTY COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: Click here for more jury information.

People’s Law

People’s Law is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers. Explore People's Law.

Language Portals

GlobeThe Maryland Judiciary has many services available to individuals who do not speak English. Read more