Last Updated: Friday, March 27, 2020
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the daily operation of the Maryland Judiciary. Maryland courts are currently closed to the public; however, the courts will continue to hear certain types of emergency matters. Most courthouses are operating with essential staff only.
The Judiciary is closely monitoring the situation and evaluating our ongoing response to this public health emergency. The general public, members of the media, and attorneys should reference the COVID-19 webpages for the latest information on court operations. Court closings related to coronavirus.
Additional Court Information
- NEW March 27, 2020
Revised policy on Interim Orders during the emergency
Statement from the Maryland Judiciary on Matters Concerning Children & Families
- March 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Update: A message from Chief Judge Barbera to the legal community. Watch video.
- Statements and closure notices from courts by location. Read more.
- Information on District Court Screening Procedures (effective Monday, March 23). Read more.
- Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences (effective March 25, 2020)
For the latest information on COVID-19 in Maryland, please visit the Maryland Department of Health’s website at https://health.maryland.gov/pages/home.aspx.