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Governor Hogan Names New Chief Judge

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Joseph M. Getty as the new chief judge and elevated Court of Special Appeals Judge Steven B. Gould to the Court of Appeals. Read more.

2020 Annual Reports

Available Now: 2020 annual reports

The Maryland Judiciary 2020 Strategic Plan Update highlights the delivery of justice from courts statewide during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The 2020 Judicial Council Report focuses on the progress of the Judiciary’s robust committees charged to affect positive change.

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Do you need help filling out court forms?

Maryland Guide & File is a web-based tool that can help you fill out court forms. The program takes answers from a series of 
questions to complete the form for you. Read more.

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How to pay your traffic ticket

Did you get a traffic ticket? To find payment methods, deadlines, or information about your case, start here.

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Find my court

Most clerks’ offices in the circuit courts and District Court have reopened to the public. Click here to check hours of operation for an individual court.

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Talk to a lawyer for free at the Court 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.

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September 13, 2021
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September 10, 2021
Nominees to Baltimore City Circuit Court

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People’s Law

People’s Law is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non-profit legal services providers. Explore People's Law.

Language Portals

GlobeThe Maryland Judiciary has many services available to individuals who do not speak English. Read more