Maryland Courts

  • Justice Matters Understanding your Courts Fall 2014
    Read Justice Matters

    The Maryland Judiciary's latest issue of Justice Matters is out. The focus of this issue is "Understanding Your Courts," and answers some of the questions that people who work in the courts are asked all the time, ranging from “How do the courts work?” to “How do I pay a traffic ticket?” Read Justice Matters here.

  • New Fee Waiver Procedures illustration
    New Fee Waiver Procedures - Effective Oct. 14, 2014

    The Maryland Judiciary is implementing several procedural changes to streamline and improve the handling of fee waiver requests. Read more.

  • Gavel, Scales & Books
    Maryland Access to Justice Commission Names Fourth Annual Awards Program Winners

    The Maryland Access to Justice Commission has named the recipients of its fourth annual Maryland Access to Justice Awards. Read more.

  • MDEC Launches October 14 in Anne Arundel County
    Attorneys: Are you Ready to E-file?

    Attention, attorneys: MDEC has launched in Anne Arundel County and, as of October 14, attorneys are required to e-file in Anne Arundel County (non-criminal pleadings – civil, family, and juvenile cases). This includes District Court, Circuit Court, Court of Special Appeals, and Court of Appeals. This applies to all attorneys in Maryland who practice in Anne Arundel County. You can read more here.

  • 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.

Maryland Electronic Courts image

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.

Notices, Schedules and Updates

Notices such as proposed rules of court and rules orders, administrative orders and regulations, and appellate schedules, some of which are required by law to be published.

  • Job Opportunities

    Learn more about the many benefits of working for the Maryland Judiciary. Visit our Recruitment site


    Goods and services valued over $25,000. Visit our Procurement site

  • Justice Matters
    Justice Matters Fall 2014
  • People's Law Library

    The People’s Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers.

    Explore the PLL

  • Get Help
    Video camera icon

    Watch videos from the Judiciary’s self-help video library.

    Get information about how courts work and how to find legal help here.