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COVID-19 impacts court operations in Maryland

Click here for updates, closures, information, and resources related to COVID-19 and the Maryland Judiciary.

Operation Phases

Maryland courts announce plan to gradually reopen through phased approach

Beginning June 8, the Maryland Judiciary will gradually return to full operations throughout the next several weeks and months. Click here to read more about the five phases included in the plan.

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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE: Maryland courts prepare to reopen

On May 18, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera delivered a message to the public as the courts continue to prepare to reopen through a phased approach. Watch here.

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COVID-19: Find my court

All courts are closed to the public except for emergencies or other proceedings through Friday, June 5, 2020. Click here to access information for each location.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Maryland Courts Self-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.

Latest News

May 26, 2020
Appellate opinions filed
May 22, 2020
205th Report of the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure

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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE: Maryland courts prepare to reopen

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