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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE: Maryland courts prepare to enter Phase III

Click here to watch Chief Judge Barbera’s message ahead of Phase III implementation on Monday, July 20.

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Online reporting opens for attorneys

Attorneys licensed in Maryland must complete four (4) annual compliance requirements using the Attorney Information System (AIS). Find more information and instructions here.

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Maryland Judiciary forms Committee on Equal Justice

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has formed a new Committee on Equal Justice, as part of the Judicial Council, to strengthen the Judiciary’s commitment to equal justice under the law. Read more here.

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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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Is my court open during COVID-19?

Most clerks offices in both the circuit courts and District Court will reopen to the public on July 20. Click here to check if your court is open.

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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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