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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center

Call or chat with a lawyer who can help you represent yourself in your civil case. 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Read more.

Caller ID Spoofing

New caller ID ‘spoofing’ scam demands payments for violations

The callers use a scam known as “caller ID spoofing” in which the scammers deliberately falsify the information sent to caller ID displays to hide their identity, in this case appearing as the clerk’s office. Read more.


Court of Special Appeals hears arguments at law school

For two days in March, appellate arguments were made in a classroom instead of a courtroom when the Court of Special Appeals convened at the University of Baltimore School of Law. For many law students, it was the first time seeing an appellate court in action. Read more.


Maryland Judiciary alerts public to potential mail scam

A deceptive letter is using a court’s name to threaten the seizure of bank accounts if residents don’t call a private company to pay tax debts. The potential mail scam has surfaced in Anne Arundel County, but also may be happening elsewhere. Read more.