Maryland Courts

  • Somerset County District Court

    Somerset County District Court Visited by Maryland’s Chief Judge

    Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera came to Princess Anne on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to visit the District Court for Somerset County. Judge Paula A. Price greeted Chief Judge Barbera when she toured the location and met with employees. Read more.

  • Constitution

    Celebrate Constitution Day: September 17

    In honor of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, the Maryland Judiciary has updated an interactive webpage to help students and citizens learn more about our system of government, the Constitution of the United States, and Maryland’s Constitution. There are links to educational websites and online games. Visit the Judiciary’s Constitution Day webpage.

  • Gavel, Scales & Books

    Maryland Judiciary Creates Access to Justice Department

    Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has announced the creation of the Access to Justice Department within the Judiciary. The new department will work to develop, consolidate, coordinate, and implement policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters. Read more.

  • Elise Wood, 1st Place Winning Entry

    Young Artists’ Contest Helps Promote Peacemaking

    The Maryland Judiciary is asking young artists to help promote peacemaking in its annual Conflict Resolution Student Bookmark Art Contest. The contest, for Maryland students in grades K-8, helps celebrate Conflict Resolution Day, which is Thursday, Oct. 16. Read more.

  • Judiciary Now Offering E-filing Educational Sessions
    Attorneys: Are you ready for MDEC? You need to take the first step.

    Take 5 minutes and create your attorney information for MDEC now. More information.

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    Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams

    The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.

  • Appointed Attorneys Program

    Attorneys Needed to Provide Legal Counsel for Indigent Criminal Defendants

    The District Court of Maryland has launched a statewide campaign to recruit attorneys to provide legal counsel to indigent criminal defendants during their initial appearances conducted by District Court commissioners. Read more.

  • Bigstock Law Book & Gavel

    Do You Need a Lawyer?

    Should you represent yourself in a court case or do you need a lawyer? How do you find and work with a lawyer? Two new videos on the Maryland Judiciary website help answer these questions. Read more.

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The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) is a single Judiciary-wide integrated case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system.

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