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COVID-19 impacts court operations in Maryland

Click here for updates, closures, information, and resources related to COVID-19 and the Maryland Judiciary.

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Statement from the Maryland Judiciary on Matters Concerning Children & Families

Due to COVID-19, custodians who live apart might be confused about changing family situations and their court orders. This document is intended to clarify concerns you may have regarding these matters. Read more.

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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.

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Parenting Plans: Putting the needs of children first

Custody issues can be challenging. The Maryland Judiciary has implemented a new parenting plan process to ensure that parents and guardians put the needs of children first. Read more.

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Free online classes

The Maryland Judiciary offers FREE online classes taught by attorneys from the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center. See the schedule here.