E-filing - Public

Can I e-file if I do not have a lawyer representing me?

E-filing is available if your case is in Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, St. Mary’s, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

E-filing is NOT mandatory if you do not have a lawyer.

Important Information About E-filing

  • If you register and e-file one time, you MUST:
    • E-file ALL future documents
    • E-file in ALL future cases
  • Review the statewide MDEC Policies and Procedures before making a decision.
  • You must comply with Rule 20-201.
  • You must have an email address and valid credit card.
  • You don’t have to e-file to see your case record online. Register for online access only to see your documents on your computer or device. Or, see your case record on a public kiosk located in a Maryland courthouse.

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