Meeting the Standard for Third Consecutive Year
For the third consecutive year, the Maryland Court of Appeals has issued rulings in all cases heard during its term. The Judiciary’s milestone demonstrates its ongoing commitment to goals set forth in its strategic plan. Read more.
Videos Help Marylanders Understand Foreclosure Process
The Maryland Judiciary has created two new videos in partnership with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) to help Maryland homeowners understand the foreclosure legal process, including mediation. The videos, “The Foreclosure Process” and “Foreclosure Mediation,” provide information about what foreclosure is and what happens during mediation. Read more.
Help With Court Forms
You can take a free online course to learn about the Absolute Divorce form and how to fill it out on August 31 at 10 a.m. Register here.
Paying your traffic ticket
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MDEC Arrives on the Upper Eastern Shore
Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) has expanded to the Upper Eastern Shore. Attorneys already “e-file,” or file electronically, in Anne Arundel County, and now e-filing also is mandatory for attorneys filing in Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties, as well as appellate filings that commence in those counties. Read more.
Alert: New Court Lawsuit Scam Surfaces
The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that uses the threat of lawsuits in local courts to extort money or obtain personal information from people by leading them to believe that they are the subjects of legal actions. Read more.
MDEC Arrives on the Upper Eastern Shore - July 18
Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) has expanded to the Upper Eastern Shore. The automated case management system provides an efficient and cost-effective way to receive filings while improving the management of records. Read More
Notices, Schedules and Updates
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