Jury Summons

Watch the Judiciary’s video on jury duty COVID-19 safety precautions

Jury trials begin on Oct. 5, when the Judiciary enters Phase V of its reopening plan and all courts will be back to full operations. Watch here.

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Towson District courthouse reopens on October 13

Also, on October 19, the Catonsville District courthouse, Walker Avenue, will close and relocate. Learn more about the Towson and Catonsville District Court moves. Read more.

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Maryland Judiciary believes your health and safety is paramount

See these WBAL News stories on what the courts have done to protect your health and safety as jury trials resume. Read more.

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Courts resume non-jury trials and contested hearings

Visit this page for updates, closures, information, and resources related to COVID-19 before arriving to court.

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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 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.

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Watch Now

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE: Maryland courts will enter Phase IV on August 31. Watch now.

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