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MDEC expands to North Central Maryland

The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) case management system has launched in Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties. The implementation of MDEC makes electronic filing mandatory for attorneys representing clients in civil and criminal cases in District Court, Circuit Court, and any appellate filings that start in that county. Read more.

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Judicial appointment to Talbot County District Court

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Magistrate Karen R. Ketterman to the District Court in Talbot County. Read the Governor’s news release.

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New telephone scam has surfaced, Maryland Judiciary warns

The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that uses the threat of wage garnishment in order extort money from potential victims. Read more.

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Chief Judge named “First Citizen”

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has received the Maryland Senate’s prestigious First Citizen’s Award, which recognizes Marylanders who are “dedicated and effective participants in the process of making government work for the benefit of all.” Read more.