MDEC: The Latest News
MDEC is Maryland Electronic Courts, a state-wide case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system. What’s the latest news about MDEC? Read more.
New Chief Judge for Maryland District Court
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has named Prince George’s County District Judge John P. Morrissey as Chief Judge of the District Court of Maryland. Read more.
Court Records are Public
Do you know what information people can see about you in court records? For more information about what the public can and can’t see, read this printable brochure.
False “Court Case” Email Scam
Warning: A computer virus is currently going around that is in an email falsely claiming to be about a court case. The email is a scam, and opening any attachment or clicking on any link in the message triggers a malicious program that infects the recipient’s computer. The email is not from the courts nor is it about a court case. Read more.
Now Playing: Videos Offer Help
People who are representing themselves in Maryland courts can get help from short videos on several topics, including “Tips for Your Day in Court,” “Finding Legal Help,” and “Defending Against a Small Claim.” Visit the Maryland Judiciary’s library of self-help videos.
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To find payment methods, deadlines or finding specific information about your case, start here.
The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project will create a single Judiciary-wide integrated case management system that will be used by all the courts in the state court system. Learn more
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