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When courts are closed

Maryland’s courts, court offices, and court administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Court holidays.

Jury Bench

Jury duty scam reported

The following telephone scam has been reported: People have received calls about a bench warrant being issued for missing jury duty are told they must make a payment to clear the warrant. The call is a scam. Read more.


Lawyers: Register with the Attorney Information System by June 1

As part of the requirements to maintain their license to practice law in the state, all Maryland lawyers, including judges and law clerks, must register with the Attorney Information System (AIS) by June 1. AIS is a comprehensive database that brings together information about Maryland attorneys. Read more.

Pen and Keyboard

Updated guide assists journalists covering Maryland’s courts

A newly updated, comprehensive guide aimed at giving members of the media a better understanding of the Maryland court system is now available online. Read more.


MDEC users have new options for filing documents

Beginning Wednesday, May 1, registered users filing in Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) counties will be able to choose from among several e-filing service providers. Read more.