Last Updated: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Active Orders

May 25, 2021
Second Amended Administrative Order Expanding Statewide Judiciary Operations In Light of the COVID-19 Emergency

Eighth Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

Third Amended Administrative Order on Lifting the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Ninth Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Ninth Amended Administrative Order on the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

February 2, 2021
First Amended Administrative Order on Case Time Standards and Related Reports for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 in Light of the COVID-19 Emergency

December 16, 2020
Second Administrative Order on Remote Oral Arguments

November 12, 2020
Fifth Administrative Order Restricting Statewide Judiciary Operations Due To The COVID-19 Emergency

October 26, 2020
Remote Oral Arguments

June 3, 2020
Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

May 26, 2020
Postponement of the July 2020 Maryland Bar Examination

May 18, 2020
Rescheduling May Oral Arguments and Postponing Other Oral Arguments

May 1, 2020
Amended Administrative Order on Remote Proceedings Held During the COVID-19 Emergency

April 14, 2020
Guiding the Response of the Trial Courts of Maryland to the COVID-19 Emergency as it Relates to Those Persons who are Incarcerated or Imprisoned

April 13, 2020
Guiding the Response of Circuit Courts Sitting as Juvenile Courts to the COVID-19 Emergency as it Relates to those Juveniles who are Detained, Committed Pending Placement or in Commitments

April 7, 2020
Administration of the Attorney Oath

March 27, 2020
Permissive Use of the MDEC System for Appellate Filings During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 18, 2020
Statewide Operations That Must Be Maintained During The COVID-19 Emergency: Land Records


Obsolete/Rescinded Orders

February 16, 2021
Amended Administrative Order Expanding Statewide Judiciary Operations in Light of the COVID-19 Emergency

Seventh Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

Seventh Amended Administrative Order Clarifying the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Eighth Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Eighth Amended Administrative Order on the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

February 2, 2020
Eighth Administrative Order Restricting Statewide Judiciary Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Sixth Amended Administrative Order Clarifying the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Sixth Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

Seventh Amended Administrative Order on the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

Seventh Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

December 22, 2020
Seventh Administrative Order Restricting Statewide Judiciary Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Sixth Amended Administrative Order on the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

Sixth Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Fifth Amended Administrative Order Extending the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Fifth Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

November 24, 2020
Sixth Administrative Order Restricting Statewide Judiciary Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Fourth Amended Administrative Order Re-Imposing the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Fifth Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Fourth Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

Fifth Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

November 12, 2020
Third Amended Administrative Order Re-Imposing the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Maintaining Grand Juries

Fourth Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Fourth Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

Third Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

October 2, 2020
Third Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Second Amended Administrative Order On the Progressive Resumption of Full Function of Judiciary Operations Previously Restricted Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Second Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Resuming Grand Juries

Third Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

Second Administrative Order Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

August 11, 2020
Second Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

July 31, 2020
Clarifying COVID-19 Health Measures in Courthouses and Judicial Branch Facilities

June 3, 2020
Amended Administrative Order on the Progressive Resumption of Full Function of Judiciary Operations Previously Restricted Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Second Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Amended Administrative Order Lifting the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Resuming Grand Juries

May 22, 2020
Progressive Resumption of Full Function of Judiciary Operations Previously Restricted Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Revised Administrative Order on the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

Lifting the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Resuming Grand Juries

Lifting the Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

May 4, 2020
Fourth Amended Administrative Order Expanding and Extending Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Amended Administrative Order Further Clarifying the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines Related to the Initiation of Matters and Certain Statutory and Rules Deadlines in Pending Matters

May 1, 2020
Third Amended Administrative Order Expanding and Extending Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Case Time Standards and Related Reports for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 in Light of the COVID-19 Emergency

April 28, 2020
Amended Administrative Order on Rescheduling April Oral Arguments and Postponing May Oral Arguments in the Court of Appeals

April 24, 2020
Clarifying the Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statues of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines

April 14, 2020
Second Amended Administrative Order Expanding and Extending Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

April 8, 2020
Amended Administrative Order on Expanding Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Amended Administrative Order on Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines

April 3, 2020
Emergency Tolling or Suspension of Statutes of Limitations and Statutory and Rules Deadlines

Expanding Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Expanding the Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials and Suspending Grand Juries

March 31, 2020
Rescheduling April Oral Arguments and Postponing May Oral Arguments in the Court of Appeals

March 25, 2020
Extending the Length of Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

Suspension During the COVID-19 Emergency of Foreclosures, Evictions, and Other Ejectments Involving Residences

March 20, 2020
Remote Hearings Held During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 18, 2020
Suspension of Foreclosures and Evictions During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 17, 2020
Administration of the Attorney Oath During the COVID-19 Emergency

Postponing April Oral Arguments in the Court of Appeals

March 16, 2020
Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

March 15, 2020
Court of Appeals Emergency Rules Meeting to Consider the 204th Report of the Rules Committee

March 13, 2020
Statewide Closing of the Courts to the Public Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

March 12, 2020
Statewide Suspension of Jury Trials

Statewide Suspension of Non-Essential Judicial Activities Due to Emergency